Ask a Doctor and Get an Answer to Your Medical Question ASAP
Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Studies have shown a good night's sleep 6-8 hours is essential for physical and mental wellbeing.
Chronic sleep deprivation not only causes fatigue and decreased cognitive function, but it can also increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke.
So, seep problem should be addressed properly.
YOu will need a sleep study to detect the problem first.
Then medications can be used to address your issue.
A sleep medicine specialist should be consulted with.
Thanks for the response. In which case, could you recommend any medication that would aid in improving anxiety and sleep? I think a combination of CBT and medication could help.
yes it will.
I will suggest clonidine 0.2 mg before bedtime.
this helps with both sleep and anxiety.
Hydroxyzine 50 mg before bed time is another option.
There are others as well.