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My mother has difficulty falling asleep. Should I be worried for what this means?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Expert evaluation

There are many factors to consider; then the question ''how serious'' can be addressed.
You would most likely note general indications such as associated difficulties (appetite, motivation, emotional availability, symptoms are getting worse or better); however, the kindest thing would be to offer to accompany your mother to her 1st app't.

In brief: Expert evaluation

There are many factors to consider; then the question ''how serious'' can be addressed.
You would most likely note general indications such as associated difficulties (appetite, motivation, emotional availability, symptoms are getting worse or better); however, the kindest thing would be to offer to accompany your mother to her 1st app't.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Worry won't help!

Insomnia is a common problem. The thing to do is to see your doctor to rule out medical issues and, if necessary, having a sleep study to assess the problem. There are many ways to help people with insomnia with or without medication.
Help her to get to her doctor.

In brief: Worry won't help!

Insomnia is a common problem. The thing to do is to see your doctor to rule out medical issues and, if necessary, having a sleep study to assess the problem. There are many ways to help people with insomnia with or without medication.
Help her to get to her doctor.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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