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Insomnia In Eds
Mood is 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
23yo with a good ECG/echo. Onset insomnia, persisent (health) anxiety and derealization, weak limbs, daytime sleepiness.
No: This disorder is extremely rare. The inheritable form apparently began with an italian family in the 1700's. Pubmed contains no reported cases of the sporadic or familial form in sweden. ...Read more
Why does diagnosis of sleep apnea exclude diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Especially in cases where CPAP fails to remit daytime sleepiness and lassitude,
Nausea: Nausea can come along with many types of conditions. However, it's not a symptom leading to the diagnosis of any kind of fatal insomnia [an exceedingly rare condition anyway]. Here's a site with all kinds of information about nausea: http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/vomiting_and_nausea/article_em.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: There are only about 100 people alive with ffi (estimated), and a handful of sfi diagnoses. Considering some of the cases are in europe, there's a chance they may be in sweden, diagnosed or undiagnosed? ...Read more
I wonder if there has been any case of fatal familia insomnia or sporadic fatal insomnia in sweden?
Very rare: This disorder is extremely rare. The inheritable form apparently began with an italian family in the 1700's. Pubmed contains no reported cases of the sporadic or familial form in sweden. ...Read more
Bipolar 2/anxiety/insomnia. Sleep deficit- Exhausted in afternoon but can't nap, often get anxiety attacks in bed. Trazodone only for bedtime. HELP?
Many diagnoses: You need to return to the prescribing doctor of you medications and discuss the symptoms you are having. Start there ...Read more
Fatigue, shortness of breath, profuse sweating, nausea... depression, psoriasis, arthritis, fibromyalgia...41, female... Want to sleep all day and nig?
DEPRESSION: Your description is one of classic depression. Your alcohol use contributes. Your tobacco use is self-destructive and and another symptom of depression. You will be unlikely to "lift yourself up by your own bootstraps". You need professional help. Seek counseling, whether that's psychological, psychiatric, clergy, spiritual, in a group or individually. Please get help. Do it today. The time is now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple Response YES: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a life-long condition that people are born with. It is caused by an abnormal gene. In most cases, people get ehlers-danlos syndrome when they get the abnormal gene from either their mother or father. Ehlers-danlos syndrome involves the body’s connective tissues, which are the tissues that make up and support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. ...Read more
Are daily headaches, nausea, numbness in limbs, shortness in breath, weight loss, drowsiness and loss in appetite signs of cancer in teenagers?
See a Dr. : You need an evaluation. There are multiple symptoms and multiple possibilities here including symptoms resulting from poor lifestyle habits, like poor nutrition, poor sleep habits, even depression. Get checked out but stay calm. Cancer would not be high on the list. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome combined with lots of anxiety cause muscle pain/weakness and insomnia?
Yes: Many of the symptoms u are describing may be coexisting. Check with md! ...Read more
Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc
Night terrors: From experience teaching Planned Dream Intervention to over 35,000 people world-wide, I most strongly recommend learning this skill over any medication. When you have disturbing experiences you are going to have unusual or frightening content in your dreams but there is no validity to dream interpretation. My No More Nightmares class teaches clients how to sleep through their dreams-without drugs! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?
Psychotherapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxietyor depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers