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I've had insomnia for a few, years how could I sleep better?

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In brief: Proper evaluation

Insomnia could be related to many things.
You would need to get properly evaluated to see if there is a secondary cause of your insomnia. Certain illnesses and drugs including alcohol can cause insomnia. This could also be a primary sleep disturbance.

In brief: Proper evaluation

Insomnia could be related to many things.
You would need to get properly evaluated to see if there is a secondary cause of your insomnia. Certain illnesses and drugs including alcohol can cause insomnia. This could also be a primary sleep disturbance.
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Insomnia undiagnosed

Insomnia lasting so many years becomes a very important health issue.
You should consult your doctor about finding the cause of your insomnia. Ask about a consultation with a specialist and be seen for a sleep clinic evaluation. You could have e.g. Sleep apnea or some other disorder causing the insomnia. Treating the cause is your best course of action.

In brief: Insomnia undiagnosed

Insomnia lasting so many years becomes a very important health issue.
You should consult your doctor about finding the cause of your insomnia. Ask about a consultation with a specialist and be seen for a sleep clinic evaluation. You could have e.g. Sleep apnea or some other disorder causing the insomnia. Treating the cause is your best course of action.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Nayyer Iqbal
Psychiatry

In brief: How much sleep one n

How much sleep one needs depends on age.
Younger people require more hours than older individuals. If you do not feel tired or need a nap during day, chances are you are sleeping adequately. To improve sleep avoid exercising before going to bed, avoid tea, coffee or fizzy drinks after early evening hours, have a bath or listen to music before retiring, make sure room temperature is comfortable.

In brief: How much sleep one n

How much sleep one needs depends on age.
Younger people require more hours than older individuals. If you do not feel tired or need a nap during day, chances are you are sleeping adequately. To improve sleep avoid exercising before going to bed, avoid tea, coffee or fizzy drinks after early evening hours, have a bath or listen to music before retiring, make sure room temperature is comfortable.
Dr. Nayyer Iqbal
Dr. Nayyer Iqbal
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