Sleep Specialist Rock Springs WY

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.

Jean Stachon
(307) 382-8644
1208 Hilltop Dr Ste 105
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Ronald James McKee
(307) 352-8350
1200 College Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Howard Wm Burns
(307) 875-7730
1200 College Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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William Vladimir Pryich, MD
(307) 350-5779
PO Box 368
Rock Springs, WY
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1956

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John Stephen Sloan
(307) 872-4500
1400 Uinta Dr
Green River, WY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Kurt L Hunter
(307) 362-7719
2751 Commercial Way
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Frederick Johnson
(307) 352-8350
1200 College Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Christian P Mannsfeld
(307) 352-8350
1200 College Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Gerard P Cournoyer
(307) 382-9101
1208 Hilltop Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Family Practice

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Elmer Harold Green, MD
(425) 883-5151
399 E 2nd North St
Green River, WY
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
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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