A 36-year-old member asked:
i feel like my mind is collapsing/shutting down from lack of sleep. do you have any advice?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 18 years experience
Insomnia: See a sleep specialist to help you determine the best way to be evaluated. A sleep study may be needed or other interventions such as medication, psychological evaluation, etc. May be recommended. Make sure you are following proper sleep hygiene as well (avoid stimulating activities at night, avoiding naps, no clock-watching at night, etc).
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Med Eval.: I agree w dr. Kumar. Is your physician aware of your sleep problems? It not, please advise so that this can be evaluated. Consultation w a sleep medicine specialist & polysomnogram (sleep study) are often needed. In the meantime, please use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell >>>.
4914 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 21, 2015
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