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What is the best way to resolve insomnia and sleeping problems?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Insomnia

Depending on the causes which need to be treated first.
For primary insomnia with no apparent cause, sleep hygeine works fairly well.

In brief: Insomnia

Depending on the causes which need to be treated first.
For primary insomnia with no apparent cause, sleep hygeine works fairly well.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Agree w Dr. Ali.

Investigate ; address any underlying problems.
Use excellent sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Ali.

Investigate ; address any underlying problems.
Use excellent sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. Good luck.
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