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does ptsd cause alpha intrusion sleep? any suggestions on how to reconsolidate sleep structure, removing alpha wave intrusions?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Unknown: The clear etiology is unknown, but is commonly seen when fatigued long-term. There is no large body of evidence linking it to sleep disorders, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or major depression. Focus more on improving your overall sleep hygiene/pattern than the minutiae. See a neurology or pulmonary sleep specialist for discussion. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sleepdisorders.html
Answered on Sep 23, 2015

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