A 39-year-old member asked:
Why can't i get a full night's sleep without drinking alcohol or taking a sedative?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Anesthesiology 39 years experience
Addiction: I apologize for being the bearer of bad news but either this is a physical or psychological addiction depending on the amount of drug (alcohol is a drug, esp in your circumstance). The question is whether or not you developed a tolerance and need to drink or take more sedatives. This is an acute problem that you should discuss with your family physician or addiction specialist.
5.6k viewsReviewed Sep 06, 2019
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
See your doctor: For a work up. It may be related to your use of alcohol and medications, but insomnia can be related to many medical problems. Get it checked out before you self medicate.
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Last updated Sep 6, 2019
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