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What can cause worsening insomnia other than anxiety? It started off as waking up a few times a night now if I wake up I can’t get back to sleep easily. I’m concerned it may be fatal insomnia. Sleep apnea test came back negative.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep routine

Have a quiet period prior to bedtime, including no electronics.
Avoid drinking caffeine four hours prior to bedtime.

In brief: Sleep routine

Have a quiet period prior to bedtime, including no electronics.
Avoid drinking caffeine four hours prior to bedtime.
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Insomnia

Many medical conditions can cause insomnia, maladjustment to stress, depression and anxiety disorder are common as well.
Fatal insomnia is extremely rare and unless cases in immediate likely appears unlikely. Physical exercise always help among others.

In brief: Insomnia

Many medical conditions can cause insomnia, maladjustment to stress, depression and anxiety disorder are common as well.
Fatal insomnia is extremely rare and unless cases in immediate likely appears unlikely. Physical exercise always help among others.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Agree with Dr. D

Visit this site for info on Sleep hygiene
https://www.
cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/sleep_hygiene.html

In brief: Agree with Dr. D

Visit this site for info on Sleep hygiene
https://www.
cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/sleep_hygiene.html
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