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My son has insomnia. Where do I start?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sleep hygiene
Is where to start.
Going to bed and getting up at the same time everyday; no tv, video games or other stimulating activities close to bedtime; a dark, quiet bedroom; no heavy meals before bed; no caffeine or soda after supper, etc. Lots of info on the web.

In brief: Sleep hygiene
Is where to start.
Going to bed and getting up at the same time everyday; no tv, video games or other stimulating activities close to bedtime; a dark, quiet bedroom; no heavy meals before bed; no caffeine or soda after supper, etc. Lots of info on the web.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Paul Schwartz
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Easy as 1, 2, 3
1) remove offending agents (caffeine and electronic devices at night), 2) enforce regular wake-up time every morning with no daytime naps or sleeping in, even on the weekends to start out, 3) if these don't work, should see a psychiatrist to rule out some associated condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, sleep apnea, etc.

In brief: Easy as 1, 2, 3
1) remove offending agents (caffeine and electronic devices at night), 2) enforce regular wake-up time every morning with no daytime naps or sleeping in, even on the weekends to start out, 3) if these don't work, should see a psychiatrist to rule out some associated condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, sleep apnea, etc.
Dr. Paul Schwartz
Dr. Paul Schwartz
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Insomnia
Agree. Go to google & type the word "sleep hygeine".

In brief: Insomnia
Agree. Go to google & type the word "sleep hygeine".
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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