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Sleep Maintenance Insomnia Treatment
Many causes: There are many reasons for problems with both sleep onset and maintenance. Illnesses such as alcohol abuse, depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety can be the cause. Metabolic illnesses such as hyperthyroidism are also a possibilities. In addition stimulants such as cocaine, amphetamines, decongestants, caffeine and nicotine can contribute to this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Am taking 25 mg of sertraline for depression; started one week ago. Experiencing sleep maintenance insomnia. Will this likely go away with time?
Hopefully: The insomnia that accompanies antidepressant administration may subside with continued administration although in some instances it may persist. Some individuals are sensitive to antidepressants. You could try taking the medicine about 12 hours later than you usually do to see if it has less of an impact on sleep. Talk with your prescribing physician about these concerns. Stay safe! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Modafinil/depakote mood disorder.Safe lifelong treatment?Does it alter personality/intelligence?Modafinil gives insomnia so sleeping pills.Help peace
Side effect : All medication can have side effect , we take them because we need them . If u have a concern about u medication. , discuss it with u prescriber. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene tips: Try any that apply: 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, then deal with them next day,7) No success in 6 weeks? See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stopped hormone replacement therapy and now have symptoms including insomnia. Dr prescribed ativan for sleep. Which is safer, ativan or hrt?
Hrt: The best treatment for insomnia is to find its cause, often hormonal imbalances and deficiencies may play a significant role and hrt may contribute to eliminating or improving the sleep disorder. Ativan simply relieves anxiety, which is not dealing with the root of the insomnia. It may be associated with dependence and side effects, such as hangover, memory loss, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment option for a seven month old baby that is teething really bad and has trouble sleeping?
You can try : Although no treatment is needed for teething, if your child is experiencing pain, baby tylenol or Motrin (with the correct dosing) will usually help most. You can also try a chilled pacifier or teething ring. Topical anesthetics are usually not very effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic insomnia feel tired & exhausted, but when trying to sleep mind doesn't shutoff Ambien when up for days then only sleep 2 hours. Treatments?
If your sleep study: was normal & you have no neurological or systemic medical condition causing yout insomnia, review your medications & your sleep hygiene with your psychiatrist & cardiologist. Sleep deprivation negatively impacts your heart or peripheral vascular disease & puts you at risk for auto accidents if you drive. See a psychologist for intensive, long-term Cognitive-Behavioral & other therapies. ...Read more
Sevear hb w/ all i eat, gaining weight on diet, vomiting, very fatigued, not sleeping well, possibilities? Course of treatment?
See a physician: Your symptoms cannot be assessed online and sound serious enough to see a physician. ...Read more
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