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What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

What could be the cause of insomnia in a teenager?

Many possibilities: Depending on how severe this is, s/he needs to see a physician. Also, will s/he talk with you openly about things, or not? The teenager could be depressed or otherwise under stress. Could be using energy drinks or adhd meds to stay up to study. Could be using speed or other drugs/alcohol for experimentation. Could have an anxiety disorder. Could need psychotherapy about some painful issues. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Boland
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What causes insomnia?

Many choices: Stress / anxiety; hormone imbalance; day/night (circadian) disruption; infection; pain; etc. Talk to your dr if persistent insomnia. ...Read more

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What usually causes insomnia?

What usually causes insomnia?

Psychiatric conditio: Apart form the conditions explained before, insomnia is one of the leading symptom of many psychiatric conditions including, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. A psychiatric evaluation or an initial visit to a primary care should be entertined to rule out such conditions. ...Read more

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Which are causes of insomnia?

Which are causes of insomnia?

There are many causes.: There are over 80 different types of sleep disorders. I am referring you to the mayo clinic website on causes of insomnia because there's not enough space here to answer the question. Best wishes and have a happy holiday season. Www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/insomnia/ds00187/dsection=causes insomnia — comprehensive review covers symptoms, causes, treatment for this sleeping problem. ...Read more

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What can cause weird insomnia?

What can cause weird insomnia?

Insomnia Causes: Possible causes of insomnia include: poor sleep hygiene, Traveling with change in time zones, chronic pain, frequent night-time urination, problems breathing, Shift work, anxiety disorders (esp. PTSD), Depression, bipolar disorder, stress, medications (i.e. stimulants), caffeine, alcohol, eating large amts before bed, aging, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, etc. ...Read more

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Does denamarin cause insomnia?

Does denamarin cause insomnia?

In humans?: This is a drug that is used for veterinary purposes. I sure hope that you are not consuming it. There've been a few side effects reported in primates, but these were minimal. There have been no side effect reports from dogs and cats, but we also have to realize that they are unable to verbalize. I've left you a link to a website that you can review regarding this issue www. Drugs. Com/vet/denamarin. ...Read more

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Possible causes of my insomnia?

Multiple causes: Without knowing details, insomnia is caused by many different issues, notably stress/anxiety and depression. Make sure to work toward maintaining a good sleep schedule, and eliminate activities before going to sleep that may be causing agitation or hyper alertness. Wind down and be sure to have a comfortable temperature, and dark room to get to sleep more easily. ...Read more

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What are the causes of insomnia?

What are the causes of insomnia?

Insomnia: Primary or secondary. Examples of secondary are mood disorders, medications, illnesses such as hyperthyroidism, or effect of illicit substances, also effect of environment. ...Read more

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Drugs likeclopomide causes insomnia?

Not likely: The only reason for sleep problem may be that you might have to go to the bathroom more often during the night. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my insomnia?

What could be the cause of my insomnia?

See below: Are these new symptoms? Have you had sleep study done? I would suggest talking to your primary care doctor to assess why are you having insomnia. Your next steps should be taken based on whether the cause of your sx has been established. Meanwhile, you can practice relaxation (you can google the script); sleep hygiene, stress management to help you with sleep. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of insomnia?

What are the common causes of insomnia?

Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambien cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. ...Read more

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What causes insomnia and what can I do to stop it?

What causes insomnia and what can I do to stop it?

Sleep hygiene: Dr suchecki provided a number of possible reasons for insomnia. Here is important information on sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or. ...Read more

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What could be the common causes of insomnia in kids?

What could be the common causes of insomnia in kids?

Insomnia in kids: Depending on age, could be separation anxiety, bed wetting, allergies, infections, medications, etc. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it normal for a teen to have insomnia?

I was wondering is it normal for a teen to have insomnia?

Teen Insomnia: Both teens and adults can experience insomnia. Consult w/ your family doc 2 rule out any medical conditions. It can impact your teen's ability to concentrate at school, mood, etc, so it is best 2 address it asap. Tips: set a regular wake time for the entire week, avoid naps, avoid substances (caffeine), and remove distractions from the room (phone, computer). Reach out to a therapist for more help. ...Read more

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Can one sleepless night due to an external source cause insomnia?

No: Insomnia is generally understood to be a CHRONIC and PERSISTENT condition of not being able to either fall asleep or stay asleep. 1 single sleepless night does not insomnia make. Just as 1seizure episode does not epilepsy make....Therefore, 1 sleepless= 1 sleepless night. If it becomes an every night affair then, there are going to be bigger problems. More questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I really have difficulty trying to sleep at night what are signs of insomnia and can teenagers develop it?

Signs of Insomnia: Teenagers are prone to insomnia just as adults. If you have any electronic devices the light from the screen can keep you from sleeping even if the sounds is off. Insomnia causes difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night or even waking up too early. Most people who have insomnia feel tired when they do wake in the morning due to the few hours of sleep. ...Read more

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Does msg cause insomnia?

Does msg cause insomnia?

MSG insominia: The short answer is "yes." insomnia is a common symptom of msg intolerance. ...Read more

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Biotin can cause insomnia?

Biotin: Biotin (vitamin h) is not known to interfere with sleep, however, biotin deficiency although rare, can cause lethargy and depression. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more