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How can severe insomnia and chronic pain be treated?

I have trouble sleeping at night. Some is do chronic pain. The othe is no feeling safe to close my eyes. I have seen many theropst and feeling come because of not feening safe in a alcoholic family. Never any abuse, just worried the would die. End of the rope. Should I stop trying and just except it. I am 62.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018
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Hi and welcome to Healthcaremagic. Thank you for your query. I am Dr. Rommstein, I understand your concerns and I will try to help you as much as I can
. Well, insomnia may be difficult to treat, but there are some methods which can be used. Treatment options include behavior and lifestyle changes, medicines, and complementary medicines. You need to change your dietary habits and these include changing your sleep area or schedule, watching what and when you eat and drink, and being more active. It's also important to keep regular bedtimes and wake times-7 days a week-and to try to avoid taking naps during the day. Prescription sleep medicines amy also help and include diazepam and similar medications.Melatonin is supplement which may be of help as well. In severe cases special testing is needed.
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Kindly regards. Wish you a good health.

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