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A 30-year-old male asked:

How can i tell if my insomnia is from hyperthyroidism or anxiety? many of the symptoms appear similar online

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Sleep disorders: There are many additional potential suspects and a sleep disorder specialist might be a good way to more accurately find the culprit. But between the two you mention, thyroid level blood testing is widely available and accurate. Your city must have many sleep clinics - seek and find and get treatment so you'll sleep well.

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Last updated Jan 17, 2014

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