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How Is Light Therapy Used To Treat Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome
Light therapy DPSD: There are two ways to treat this using like or lack of light. One way is to use a blocker sunglasses after 6 pm. They must be used very consistently. They block out the blu-rays that the ganglion cells on your retina absorbed and then send messages via your suprachiasmatic nucleus to your pineal gland and effect melatonin secretion. Stanfordhospital.Org/.../bright-light-therapy.Html bright light. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS) is a condition in which a person has a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, a chronic problem with the timing of his sleep, his peak period of alertness, his body temperature rhythm, etc..., compared to the average normal person. People with DSPS generally fall asleep hours after midnight and have difficulty waking up in the morning, but are not sleepy ...Read more
Light therapy: Liight therapy can help with advanced sleep phase syndrome, by keeping you awake so that you go to sleep at a more "normal" time. Melatonin, on the other hand, can help with delayed sleep phase syndrome, to help you to go to sleep earlier. See a neurology or pulmonary sleep specialist for more help. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sleepdisorders.html ...Read more
Violating rights: Conduct disorder involves chronically violating the rights of others, impulsivity and defying authority, and breaking laws. It is related to childhood maltreatment and lack of skill development. Behavior therapy can use behavior modification techniques such as rewards and punishments or cognitive behavioral therapy to change how a person thinks and thus behaves. Family therapy is also needed. ...Read more
What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?
4yo girl has lack of REM sleep.Diagnosed with parasomnia & intermittent explosive disorder.What is the best treatment to help achieve REM sleep?
No: Delayed sleep phase syndrome (dsps) results from a pathological alignment of one's sleep-wake schedule with one's internal biological clock. While moving to a different time zone could temporarily alleviate dsps, it is likely that one would slip back into a delayed sleep-wake schedule within weeks. See my other answers on dsps for effective treatments of dsps (am bright light, pm melatonin). ...Read more
Help please! is chemotherapy or radiation therapy more commonly used to treat childhood leukaemia?
More and more: We are moving away from cranial radiation in leukemia if we can. Leukemia cells use the central nervous system as a sanctuary site (ie., they hide there, and in the testes too). For patients with CNS disease at diagnosis, radiation is still a part of treatment. However, for CNS negative patients, we now use repeated intrathecal therapy for CNS prophylaxis. CNS relapse treatment involves radiation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This can be used to bring on a delayed cycle ...Read more
Treatment of compulsive disorders hello:
is naltrexone used to treat compulsive sexual disorders when they are non-responsive to ssri's? How long does it take for the medication to work? How long are patienst kept on this medication before they are weane
Experimental: Since i haven't heard of this treatment i would assume it is experimental. Most compulsive disorders wax and wane and are not entirely cured but managed by behavioral as well as medical interventions. I would thus expect Naltrexone to be used for extended periods of time if indeed it was helping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use psychiatric treatment caused me increase in hours sleep up to 14 hours, which is a compulsive sleep I can not resist it. what is the solution?
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Who can administer a sleep test? What are the symptoms of narcolepsy? Is there a cure for chronic sleep paralysis? Where can I get it treated (US/UK)?
MSLT: A polysomnogram (overnight sleep test) followed by an MSLT (multiple sleep latency test) is reasonable to rule out sleep apnea and narcolepsy. There are effective treatments for both conditions including pharmacotherapy for narcolepsy. Although any physician may order these tests it would be wise to see a sleep physician. ...Read more
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