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I think the root of my insomnia is witnessing injustice right now in my life & being powerless to stop it. Talk therapy isn't really a solution is it?
Injustice?: Talk therapy may help you understand and deal with your own responses to upsetting circumstances. There may be some things you want to do about these injustices, but you need resilience to work with them effectively. There may also be some things you are overly sensitive to -- your body is responding in ways (insomnia) that are harming your health. Talk therapy can help this also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe insomnia. Icant fall asleep/stay asleep. Please give me a list of some meds that can help with severe insomnia tht ican talk w/ my doc.
Evaluation 1st: Before thinking about meds to tell your doctor about, you need a thorough evaluation of your insomnia. Many factors can cause this, and treatment could be different accordingly. You may need better sleep hygiene, a careful review of medications or other drugs/alcohol you might be using, or a formal sleep study. Please let your doctor use his/her training to guide you. ...Read more
Propranolol:does it help with insomnia related to anxiety disorder? i know ill talk to my doctor. i just want to know please
Let's talk about insomnia. Currently, on clonazepam for anxiety but uncomfortable increasing for sleep aid, also doesn't work well there. Options?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it strange to have trouble sleeping when I didn't get to talk things out with my boyfriend before bed?
Is it weird to have a lot of trouble sleeping at night when i didn't get to talk to my boyfriend before bed?
Transgender: If you are looking for therapeutic help, your local LGBT Center can recommend good therapists who are culture sensitive. Sadly, graduate school and a license do not guarantee that a therapist will be helpful if you are interested in therapy. There are many of us who care and can also recommend additional community resources for great social support so you don't feel isolated or alone. ...Read more
Clearly this isn't a chat room I was asking a question referring to the other question on my page that a doctor has already answered somebody Help ?
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Is facebook chat as bad as the chat rooms of the 90s? Can kids get into trouble on it? So worried about my grandson.
Yes and no: Facebook can be as bad, but it's more of a sin of commission than before. With facebook, you can filter who knows your information or can post on your page, but once somebody is a friend, they have access to everything, including information about your friends. Children can give too much personal information to people who shouldn't have it. More dangerous as teens don't recognize it. ...Read more