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A 21-year-old male asked:

Severe dizzy fatigue.bad insomnia for months.antidepressant not work.what to do?effecting badly my life..normal blood tests heart.which specialist

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Exam: You will need a comprehensive physical exam and metabolic workup. I would suggest consulting a psychotherapist for cognitive behavioral therapy and you physican for adhustment of you antidepressant medication.
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Psychiatry: I would start with psychiatry to deterimine if your insomnia is related to depression / anxiety or if there is another diagnosis. The psychiatrist would also be able to adjust and change your medications to treat the mood disorder and facilitate sleep. Poor sleep will always make mood problems worse. I would also try taking melatonin 5 mg a night for 2 weeks to see if that helps.
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Last updated Aug 28, 2014

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