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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more


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How should insomnia be treated?

How should insomnia be treated?

Many Causes..: There are many reasons for difficulty sleeping, and several types of insomnia. Nearly 70 million people suffer from sleep problems. If you have been having difficulty sleeping for some time (two or more weeks), it may be helpful to consult your doctor or a mental health professional to explore further. Here is a link to some tips I have developed for my patients: http://tinyurl.Com/cuexb6u. ...Read more

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How is insomnia first treated?

How is insomnia first treated?

It depend on the: Underling cause of the and what kind, it range from.If insomnia is caused by a short-term change in the sleep/wake schedule, as with jet lag, your sleep schedule may return to normal on its own. Making lifestyle changes to help you sleep better can also help. If your insomnia makes it hard for you to function during the day, talk to your doctor.The kind need more details, se the below link. ...Read more

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Can insomnia be treated?

Can insomnia be treated?

Insomnia: Need evaluation to determine the type of insomnia to receive the proper treatment for it. Start with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How is insomnia treated?

How is insomnia treated?

Sleep hygiene : Learn about sleep center seritonin about rem and nonrem relaxation not worrying about sleep caffeine benzodiazepine sleep is a symptom not a disease telling u something is wrong sun goes down we should go down sun goes upwelling should be up we should learn from birds and animals they don't have sleep disorders as they dont defy nature. ...Read more

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Can insomnia affect you after it has been treated?

Yes: It depends on what was causing the insomnia, how it was treated, and whether you've continued treatment long enough. For instance, if your insomnia was related to depression and you did not continue therapy or medications long enough, the symptoms (including insomnia) could come back. Or, your doctor may not have found an effective treatment for you yet. Please don't give up! ...Read more

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Does thinking too much lead to insomnia?

It can: Thinking 'too much" on certain topics can make you anxious and lead to insomnia. Some people's minds won't shut off at the end of the day -- they're still worrying about accomplishing tasks or making sure they don't forget something important. It may help to simply write down a list of these things, so your mind will know you have them -- and it doesn't need to keep reminding you! ...Read more

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Would anxiety and insomnia today lead to mental health problems in future years?

Yes: If you are anxious and having trouble sleeping, your physical and emotional helath can get worse. It is better to reach out for help and reduce the anxiety and start sleeping as soon as possible to prevent this from happening. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read more

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Can staying up late every night lead to insomnia?

Sleep deprivation : Depriving yourself of good sleep patterns can set you up for a disturbance in your sleep patterns, much as shift workers have to deal with. Try to maintain consistent sleep habits as much as possible to avoid disruption to your rest. Occasional "all nighters" with study or fun activities is ok, but try not make it a habit, or it could backfire on you. ...Read more