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Having Trouble Falling Asleep At Night But Not Sure Why Who Do I See About It
What is the medical term for a doctor who specialises in sleep disorders I have trouble falling asleep at night and was curious?
Sleep Specialists: American academy of sleep medicine (aasm) or american board of sleep medicine is the medical board that certifies doctors (neurologist, pulmonologist) as "board certified" in sleep medicine. Dentists who are treating sleep disorders with oral appliances are often members of the american academy of dental sleep medicine. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to have insomnia when you're sick? Should I go see my doctor because the past 2 days I've had trouble falling asleep.
I have trouble falling asleep at night. Is there any way to solve this problem naturally without pills?
CBT: Numerous research studies have shown that cognitive/behavioral therapy (cbt) is more effective than medication for treatment of chronic insomnia. I recommend "no more sleepless nights" by p. Hauri, pH.D. Start with my handout at sleepdoctor.Com/handouts - click on rules and principles for insomniacs. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hygiene: Make it a lifetime habit: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marital relations, 4) if no sleep in 20min, leave room until sleepy, then try again (repeat as needed), 5) No caffeine after noon/no alcohol at bedtime,6) Write worries in a journal by bedside, & deal with them next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have trouble falling asleep at night, especially if there's and important event or exam the next day. What can I do better deal with this condition?
Very common : This is very common. Best techniques, as simple and repetitious as they may be, are breathing and relaxation exercises (body scan meditation) as well as visualization exercises (like vivid recall of mellow pleasurable experience in your life). You'll find, with practice, one or two "go to" things that produce a relaxed feeling making it easier to fall asleep. ...Read more
Hi guys i been having trouble falling asleep at night. I don't know why i want to fall asleep in 2 minutes at night how do I fall asleep in 2 minutes?
Sleep hygiene: Here are some suggestions: (1) try to exercise at least 20-30 minutes a day; (2) avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol; (3) relax before bed; (3) if possible, wake up with the sun, or use very bright lights in the morning; (4) don't lie in bed awake (get up and relax a while); (5) control your room temperature (keep it cool). ...Read more
Insomnia: This is the day of the social media. Looking at a bright screen prior to bed time has an affect on the brain that makes it hard to fall asleep. Best to limit screen time at night prior to bedtime. Take out the TV, iPad and iPhone from the bed room. This is a very difficult problem and not rare. Decreasing sugar and caffeine in the afternoon can help. And there is always warm milk, works! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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