It's not too soon to seek mnedical help. It's always the better thing to seek medical help sooner rather than later, where you can't change anything that happened. ^ weeks is long enough. Maybe you just need to talk to a counselor ore more often if you already see one. I have chronic insomnia and went 2 months without sleep once. My sleep specialist kept prescribing sedatives until finally, I seen a behavior medacine doctor. I was depressed and didn't evem know it because I injured every lobe of my brain. So I was prescribed a mood stablizor to take with my sedatives which finally got me to sleep again. You might just need a mood stablizor or antidepressant. Don't think it's because your ever acting wrong, just has to do with your brain. You could also get your hidden tension out with excersize during the day. Never around the time you lay down to go to sleep. That keeps you awake at night.View Thread
Having constant, chronic pain keeps many individuals up both day and night and it seems like there isn't the right answer. I have chronic insomnia along with chronic pain from severe arthritis and being front seat passenger in a train/car accident. I'm 22 with arthritis of at least a 50 year old person. What have I done to help me sleep at night? My physical medicine doctor had me go to physical therapy for a little bit until I knew therapies to do on my own at home. I also was prescribed different pain medications until they found one that actually helped me. I am also on a sedative after going through many different sedatives. Everyone's different, never know which medicine(s) you can fully benefit from and/or therapy/exercises until you take your time to test things out.
Sometimes people ask their doctors something and his/her doctor only makes things worse. It's a very good thing to research everything you question or have a slight doubt upon. If and when you look things up, look to see if there's a limit to how much you should do something with what kind of pain you have or over counter medicine/vitamin because you never want to push things too far. An old physical medicine doctor told me to just try to work with my back and arms as much as I could so I told my therapist and he told me my arms may even go numb if I kept pushing things to the limit. I just found out I have 2 herniated disks in my back along with one in my neck. Be sure to keep your scans up as much as possible because it took 4 CT scans to find that. In the end of it all, my general medicine doctor figured everything out as far as medicine went with chronic insomnia and severe arthritis. You could need a sleep medicine/sedative to help you not think more and more about pain. Or even a mood stabolizer. Which isn't necisarrilay for only depression, ADD, ADHD, or things like that. It may help you look beyond wat you feel at night. Any pain or sleep problem/insomnia has a great deal to do with how your brain in functioning.Isn't that you have an 'off' brain or something, has a lot to do with everything in your brain- neorons, molecules, etc. So lastly, listen to a doctor or doctors you trust and they may help the most. So I guess Exercise, Listen, Research, and Test yourself with anything and everything that will help you for more than just a short run, the long run is what you will most likely benefit from the most. OH.. Need to add this one.. Haven't tried this just yet but I am trying in very soon. YOGA- will help both Mind and Body - Physical and Mental. View Thread
Hello there, I have severe insomnia from being front seat passenger in a train/car accident. Coma was rated as #3 on the glasscow coma scale rating. I died 3 times; as soon as they placed me in an ambulance, after taking 2 ribs out of my right lung, and when they pulled me onto a hospital bed.I go to a technical college because every other college said they couldn't accomidate me for college because they read that I was hit by a train.Ofcourse I was never an all A's student before and after my accident but with having a traque scar on my neck and a brain injury, I will be labeled for life. My insomnia is only getting worse and in order to sleep i'm on 2 toxic doses that would put anyone else in comatose or even death. I dont know a whole lot about if someone's insomnia ever gets better, especially if its because of shearing, bruizing, and bleeding to their brain. I also have attention deficit disorder from the brain injury and my left side just became unparalized last frcember. If you have any suggestions that may help me, please let me know. I have no idea what to do anymore.View Thread