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How come I only have insomnia in summer? Can it be temperature related?

How come I only have insomnia in summer? Can it be temperature related?

Body temp: Yes, as the body cools down in temperature, the circadian rhythm for sleep is activated. As it heats up, we are wired to be more awake. Try keeping your bedroom cool at night (ideal around 68-70 degrees) and making sure you have light covers but not too heavy. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 low temperature (95-97 degree) which fluctuates in that range, a symptom of fatal insomnia?

Is low temperature (95-97 degree) which fluctuates in that range, a symptom of fatal insomnia?

95-97: Unlikely to be a problem. Do you know what your heart rate might be? That will give you a better idea of 95-97. If not related to any symptoms, relax and enjoy life. ...Read more

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If the body temperature gets cold and hot is that a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia?

If the body temperature gets cold and hot is that a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia?

These are irrelevant: For diagnosis of this disorder. If you are pre-occupied with this diagnosis, the more relevant question is why? What psychological benefit does a possible diagnosis of fatal insomnia give to you? Some patients secretly wish that they have a rare disorder so that they can attract attention and become special or famous. Even when provided evidence to the contrary, they have a hard time accepting. ...Read more

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5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

Premenstrual: If these symptoms occur each and every month in conjunction with your periods, they may well be mediated by the hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle. Treatment would be symptomatic with bland,low fat, low salt diet, flat ginger ale to relieve nausea and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Discuss this with your gynecologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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How come I only have insomnia during the summer?

Sunlight: Light is the strongest cue the brain receives to stay awake, it is more powerful than any other cue or "zeitgiber", summer has more light and prolonged days possibly affecting your circadian rhythm. ...Read more

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Spring-Summer allergies, help? And borderline insomnia

Spring-Summer allergies, help? And borderline insomnia

Avoid allergens!: Easy answer to give, tho not necessarily easy solution, is to avoid allergens. Figure out what you're allergic to and then avoid them. Lowest risk for medication side effect, too. After that, treatment depends upon symptoms. There are medications specifically for eyes only or nose only. But if you need whole body drug, try antihistamines & leukotriene inhibitor. Loratadine is available OTC. ...Read more