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What causes insomnia and what can i do to stop it?

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Dr. Slade Suchecki answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Many reasons: need to define the cause if you can, then treat the problem. For ideopathic insomnia or shift work, you may need a hypnotic medicine. Otherwise, insomnia can be from anxiety/depression, urinary issues and bph, arrhythmias, hormonal, restless legs, sleep apnea, etc - need to treat each thing differently.

Answered Oct 5, 2016

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Dr suchecki provided a number of possible reasons for insomnia. Here is important information on 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 asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or.

Answered Oct 7, 2016

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