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Whats the best cure for insomnia or sleep disorder?

Whats the best cure for insomnia or sleep disorder?

Eval + 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 listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Boland
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What is the single best way to cure insomnia?

What is the single best way to cure insomnia?

Melatonin: Ck w/your doc first and don't take w/other sleeping meds or if pregnant. Melatonin (a hormone) can be helpful for sleep. Take one hour prior to going to bed and a very small dose--many folks take 1 or 2 mg. Peace and good health. I've not seen any "hang over" side effects. Peace and good health. No stimulants after noon. No computer or important work 1 hr. prior to sleep. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure insomnia without taking sleeping pills?

What is the best way to cure insomnia without taking sleeping pills?

CBTi: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia (CBTi) is often helpful for identifying and mitigating poor sleep practices that contribute to chronic insomnia. www.shuti.me may offer online resources to help address chronic insomnia. ...Read more

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How to cure insomnia?

How to cure insomnia?

A few things: Exercise every day, preferably early afternoon. Wake up at the same time every day no matter what. Get lots of natural light during the day. Avoid stimulants prior to bed. Learn relaxation exercises, as little as five minutes a day can help. ...Read more

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How to cure insomnia?

How to cure insomnia?

Sleep hygiene : Insomnia is a difficult one to "cure" as it must come from within you. Typically it is due to overstimulation of the brain, anxiety and sometimes dietary habits. For starters make sure your sleep environment is very low stimulation (no tv) and that you have a routine every night. Seek counseling for the best advice. For a temporary quick fix- it's melatonin may help. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How to cure insomnia?

How to cure insomnia?

Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more

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What can cure insomnia?

What can cure insomnia?

Insomnia: First you need to have an evaluation to know what's causing the insomnia -- otherwise it won't be treated effectively. For instance, it may be related to anxiety disorders, life stress, trauma, or depression. Also there are other disorders such as sleep apnea and restless legs syndrome. Medications can cause it; alcohol use can cause it. See your family physician to get help started. ...Read more

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Best way to treat insomnia?

Best way to treat insomnia?

Good Sleep Hygiene : Best way to deal with insomnia is through making sure you're using good sleep practices. Like: keeping the same sleep & wake times even on weekends; ensure that your room is quiet, dark, & cool -- with no tv or computers on; comfy bedding; avoid alcohol & meals within 3 hours of sleep; no caffeine after 12 noon; sleep ritual of soft lights, hot bath, etc. For more: http://tinyurl.Com/lpcwhxt. ...Read more

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Can insomnia be cured? How?

Can insomnia be cured? How?

Insominia cure yes,: Consider increase daily activity--walks or jogging can help to sleep better. Begin to engage in supervised exercise program. May use natural agents-- melatonin at hs. Consider possible depression as cause of insomina and treat--consider ssri, if no other pathology found consider use of doing a sleep study to rule out apnea or other physiological impairemnt. ...Read more

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What is the cure of insomnia?

What is the cure of insomnia?

No single cure!: So much depends on the details of your case. There are some types that may have relatively clear solutions and others that won't. Some are related to other illnesses or to medications. Some are situational. Consider a Sleep Program to fully diagnose your case. ...Read more

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What are ways to cure insomnia?

What are ways to cure insomnia?

Insomnia: I agree with dr. Sangal. Sometimes a medical evaluation is needed or even a sleep study (polysomnogram). Here is important sleep hygiene information. 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. ...Read more

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What work best to treat insomnia?

What work best to treat insomnia?

Sleep hygiene: Agree with dr. Hines. 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 listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure insomnia?

What is a good way to cure insomnia?

Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambien cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. ...Read more

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I have insomnia what are the cures ?

I have insomnia what are the cures
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Vague: There can be many, many causes of insomnia- stress, psychological issues, illness, breathing problems, allergies, sleep apnea, etc. I would consider seeing your doctor, whom may refer you to a sleep specialist. Meds are not the answer, if possible. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to treat insomnia?

Whats the best way to treat insomnia?

Sleep hygiene: I recommend using the bed for sleep or sex only. If you can't sleep go to another room and read or watch tv.Tossing and turning in your bed makes insomnia worse.Exercise a few hours prior to bedtime may help.Do not consume anything with caffeine after noon.Sodas and even decaf beverages may be bad.I recommend melatonin first as a sleep aid-only use rx as last resort.They may lead to dependency. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat insomnia?

Find the cause: Insomnia is rarely a disease, but instead a symptom of something else occurring. For example, anxiety, depression, diabetes, prostate enlargement in men, and many other illnesses can cause insomnia. Best to find the cause of your insomnia and get that treated first. ...Read more

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What are the best remmedies for insomnia?

What are the best remmedies for insomnia?

Some thoughts: Exercise. Eat healthy foods and stay well hydrated. Do something relaxing prior to sleeping and make sure your mind is not racing/stressed. Try to maintain a predictable schedule. Don't drink too much alcohol... I'm sure my neurology, sleep medicine, and psychiatry colleagues will have some thoughts too... :). ...Read more

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What can be done to naturally cure insomnia?

What can be done to naturally cure insomnia?

Sleep hygiene: Agree with dr. Stewart. 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 listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillow. ...Read more

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What're some of the best ways to fight insomnia?

What're some of the best ways to fight insomnia?

Sleep better.: 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 listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more