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Sleeping Pills Glaucoma
Depends : If you are diadnosed with open angle glaucoma, the use of sleeping medication should not affect your glaucoma . If your dianosis includes, or is limited to narrowing of the angles, sleep medications can cause an angle closure attack. Find out your diagnosis: type of glaucoma-- open angle and narrow angle. ...Read more
Can be unsafe: Sedative/hypnotic medications are used by many patients safely for sleep when taken as prescribed. However, if taken in greater amounts, combined with other sedating substances or medications, or other inappropriate actions are taken they can be dangerous and even lethal. Many of them have at least some inhibitory effect on the nervous system; when magnified that can cause respiratory depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep: In general please read about sleep hygiene google it also, melatonin can help advance your sleep phase or early morning light done under care of a sleep specialist short term meds like Ambien can help a lot cbti aka cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia is the best for long run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work all day, but I just can't sleep at night and I refuse to take sleeping pills. What's wrong with me?
You didn't tell us: Which ones. F you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleeping pills: Overdosing on pills can lead to death. It can lead to respiratory suppression and brain damage. It can lead to addiction. If you need help stopping these or getting off of them...Or if you are asking on behalf of someone else..Please know that there is help. The disease of addiction can hit us at any time. But, understanding the disease and getting clear from the effects of the drugs heal you. ...Read more
See A Sleep Doc: Insomnia is a complex problem. Different factor need to be looked at and evaluated such as environment, medications and sleep hygiene. I avoid using sleeping pills because they're used to cover up symptoms rather than treat the underlying problem. If I do use anything to help patients to reset their sleep cycle, I use Melatonin as a training tool. A sleep specialist can be of great help. ...Read more
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