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Vivian, LA
A 36-year-old female asked:

Fatigue with bouts of stomach uneasiness. not pregnant. no energy. loss of appetite. started 2 weeks ago. only thing i eat is peppermint altoids, when i am not hungry. get unusual pangs in right side under ribs. not sleeping well at night. no fever.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Medical workup: recommended. In the meantime, sleep hygiene is key. Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent.
Oct 15, 2017
Last updated Oct 15, 2017

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