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Sleep Specialist Dover NH

Insomnia, defined as trouble falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back to sleep and/or waking too early in the morning, is the most common sleep disorder in our country. It has many causes including: stress, anxiety, hormones, late-day caffeine fix, certain medical conditions and a poor sleep environment.

Quest Spinal Health Center
(603) 610-1791
600 State Street
Portsmouth, NH

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Silvia Zorina Milancovici
(603) 740-2503
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Alejandro Stagg Saranglao
(603) 740-9713
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

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Michael Thompson
(603) 749-2346
19 Old Rollinsford Rd
Dover, NH
Specialty
Family Practice

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Alison Marie Clark
(603) 740-2503
789 Central Avenue
Dover, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Back To Health Chiropractic
(207) 324-7098
Marc Dupuis D.C.
Sanford, ME

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Peter T Lampesis, MD
(603) 742-1341
750 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialties
Family Practice, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1943
Hospital
Hospital: Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, Nh

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Jay Seymour Howalt, MD
(603) 749-6567
4 Hough St
Dover, NH
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1961

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John Fani Srour
(603) 740-2503
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Leo Rocero Uy
(603) 740-2503
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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How to Get Over Insomnia

Q: As a sole and solo caregiver to an ailing Dad, I have been suffering many a sleepless night. Any tips to get over my insomnia?

 

 

You are certainly not alone. Roughly 40 million people suffer from some sort of sleep disorder in the United States, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And sleep problems affect women more often than men.

Insomnia, defined as trouble falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back to sleep and/or waking too early in the morning, is the most common sleep disorder in our country. It has many causes including: stress, anxiety, hormones, late-day caffeine fix, certain medical conditions and a poor sleep environment.

Here are a few tips to help you deal with insomnia:

1. Try to keep your body on a schedule. Partying late at night and sleeping into the morning can throw your body's natural rhythms off. Try to go to sleep and wake up at the same time every night.

2. Deal with your stress. Stress can wreak havoc on your sleep, so learn to chill out. Exercise, do yoga or pilates, enjoy a cup of decaffeinated herbal tea. Find what works for you to take the edge off.

3. Skip the grande double espresso at 9 pm! Caffeine can definitely leave you tossing and turning at night. Skip the coffee, diet Coke and chocolate while you're at it--for at least a few hours before going to sleep.

4. Do not exercise right before bedtime. Studies show that exercising right before going to sleep can actually prevent you from sleeping soundly. Move up your workout to at least 4-5 hours before hitting the sack!

5. Make your bedroom dark and quiet. Noise and lights can disrupt your sleep too. So create a quiet, dark environment. Use ear plugs or a sound machine to block out noise, if need be.


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