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I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.

I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.

Hot Flashes at 26 ye: hot flashes is not common at 26 years of age. With your other symptoms of anxiety. Poor sleep, you need to be evaluated for hormonal imbalance including thyroid dysfunction. Do you have a history of anxiety, depression or bipolar illness. If you do, you may need to go see a psychiatrist to adjust your medications or start you on some. If you are otherwise healthy see a GYN. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Is sex good for anxiety and sleep issues?

Is sex good for anxiety and sleep issues?

Sex and sleep: If both people are relaxed or really enjoying the sex, and not doing it because they feel obligated, feel pressure to conceive, or are too stressed about other things to enjoy it. True orgasm(not faked : ) produces a surge of enjoyable feelings. But if there are performance anxiety issues, one or both people don't feel their sexual needs are being met, or different in their views on sex-see a ther ...Read more

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I hardly slept in three days.. Im starten to have anxiety with sleep. Is there any major harm when i go to long without sleep?

I hardly slept in three days.. Im starten to have anxiety with sleep. Is there any major harm when i go to long without sleep?

Yes, sleep : Deprivation can cause many problems in your life. Do you have elevated mood, high energy level or rapid thoughts? If yes- get medical eval asap. If you are having anxiety in general - what are you doing about it? Do you practice good sleep hygiene? Here are tips. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but. ...Read more

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Is Neurontin (gabapentin) good for anxiety or sleep?

Is Neurontin (gabapentin) good for anxiety or sleep?

Possibly, but: There is no formal fda indication for this medication for these symptoms.....There are other meds that are probably more effective an actually fda approved. ...Read more

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Is trazodone(desyrel) for anxiety and sleep problems?

See below.: Trazodone is an antidepressent, called serotonin modulator. It's an antidepressant, but other uses for it include insomnia and anxiety. If you have any questions regarding this med, please talk to you prescribing physician or a pharmacist. ...Read more

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I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.

Hot Flashes at 26 ye: hot flashes is not common at 26 years of age. With your other symptoms of anxiety. Poor sleep, you need to be evaluated for hormonal imbalance including thyroid dysfunction. Do you have a history of anxiety, depression or bipolar illness. If you do, you may need to go see a psychiatrist to adjust your medications or start you on some. If you are otherwise healthy see a GYN. ...Read more

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Could loud snoring just be anxiety while sleeping?

Could loud snoring just be anxiety while sleeping?

Typical causes are..: Snoring is serious and should be evaluated by a physician. Various typical reasons could be: decreased airway space, enlarged tongue, uvula and/or tonsils. Plus many other causes. Possibly an at home or facility sleep study needs to be performed to evaluate more thoroughly and determine if obstructive sleep apnea is present. ...Read more