Sleep Specialist Henderson NC

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.

Veerappan Sundar
(252) 492-6127
511 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Patricia Anne Smith
(252) 430-0666
381 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Jon P Heiderscheit
(919) 620-4467
480 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Joseph Michael De Mayo, MD
(973) 667-4402
949 Meadow Ln
Henderson, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Fak Der Ludwig Maximiliams Univ, Munchen, Bayern
Graduation Year: 1960

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John Jay Faulkner
(252) 436-0440
120 Charles Rollins Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Richard Hutchins
(252) 436-1162
566 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Enas L Pruitt
(252) 492-3152
480 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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John Franklin Mills
(252) 492-3152
480 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Anita L Blosser
(252) 492-3152
480 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Kirit Trivedi, MD
(252) 438-7102
568 Ruin Creek Rd Ste 1
Henderson, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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