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Does alcohol cause insomnia?Im on amitryptyline and take a glass wine and next day i couldnt sleep, can't relax its feels like tremor when try to sleep

Does alcohol cause insomnia?Im on amitryptyline and take a glass wine and next day i couldnt sleep, can't relax its feels like tremor when try to sleep

Alcohol insomnia: Yes alcohol can cause insomnia, especially as it wears off. You can get a rebound effect. Also some people get paradoxical reactions. So where a substance can relax many people, there are some people who become more anxious. And you are taking prescribed medication that could be interacting. You should speak to your prescribing doctor who will probably advise you not to drink alcohol. ...Read more

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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is 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


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Is it possible for alcohol intoxication to cause insomnia and stimulation vs sedation?

Is it possible for alcohol intoxication to cause insomnia and stimulation vs sedation?

Yes: Alcohol is a depressant that may help you fall asleep, but it prevents deeper stages of sleep (rem) and often causes you to awaken in the middle of the night. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause insomnia, body tremors at night while trying to sleep? I have a feeling like im falling down when im asleep , thats why i get up

Can alcohol cause insomnia, body tremors at night while trying to sleep? I have a feeling like im falling down when im asleep , thats why i get up

Alcohol can : Certainly cause insomnia. The tremor may or may not be related to alcohol. Don't know how much or how often you drink but if it is causing problems in your life - it needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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Dear sirs, iam having insomnia, when iam absence with alcohol, is it curable.

That is of concern.: How much do you drink? How often? See that you have both fatty liver ; difficulty breathing. Would encourage you to address your insomnia ; your alcohol use with your medical provider. Whether your insomnia is curable will depend on the actual causes of it. Alcohol is one of the major reasons for sleep problems in the us. ...Read more

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How can one get over severe insomnia from alcohol withdrawal?

How can one get over severe insomnia from alcohol withdrawal?

With help of doctor: I don't know how far along you are in your recovery from alcohol abuse, or if you've just stopped drinking. In the immediate withdrawal period, you may well need some medications to deal with symptoms -- and i would recommend working with your doctor on this. If you are farther out in your recovery, you may need evaluation for other co-occurring conditions like depression. Psychiatrist can help. ...Read more

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Alcohol and sleeping pills? I've had horrible insomnia my entire life and take sleeping pills nightly because of it. It says on the bottle not to mix with alcohol. I also just turned 21. Could i drink in the early afternoon or evening, then take the pills

Alcohol and sleeping pills? I've had horrible insomnia my entire life and take sleeping pills nightly because of it. It says on the bottle not to mix with alcohol. I also just turned 21. Could i drink in the early afternoon or evening, then take the pills

Not a good combo: The best treatment for insomnia is not sleeping pills. Eventually even someone who rarely has insomnia will become dependent on sleeping pills, and not be able to sleep without them. Talk to a doctor with experience in sleep medicine about tapering you off those medications, and using cognitive behavioral therapy for sleep. Alcohol will only worsen the problem and i would avoid it. Avoid caffeine. ...Read more

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