Ever since I turned 30 I've been having problems falling and staying asleep. A couple years ago I also had symptoms of depression and anxiety and I decided to go to the doctor. He diagnosed me with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and said that that could be the cause of my insomnia and other symptoms. I was put on a hormone treatment which helped a little, but now I wonder if there is something else. I find that I still have trouble sleeping if I'm anxious or excited about something.
My dad sometimes has trouble sleeping too. It could be because he did shift work for a long time, but he also has trouble sleeping when he's concerned about something.
I would like to know if my sleep problems are related to his and if insomnia is hereditary.
I appreciate any information you can share with me on this subject.View Thread
Thanks for your suggestions. I've tried some of those natural approaches and they do help some, but they're not 100% effective. Is it necessary to try a combination of things to find the combination that works for you? Will I always have some sleepless nights even with these approaches?View Thread
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