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Ive been having night terrors for approximately 9 months.....

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I've been having night terrors for approximately 9 months..... Every single night... It has been getting progressively worse and the past 2 months I have been waking up twice each night and rarely getting more than an hours sleep in total..... Is there a way to make this stop?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

can you get your doctor to give you medicine for this?

there is a good one that works
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


is there a medicine that can effectively treat this?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
yes there is a drug called amitriptyline or elavil

it works well for night terrors
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


is there not a psychological solution.... I have a history of self-harm and attempted suicides.... Including a few failed overdoses..... And my parents wouldn't allow it nor would I trust myself

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
yes, counseling can help

specifically CBT or psychoanalysis
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