Wednesday, October 23, 2019

My goals are to regularize my sleep-wake cycle and treat some mild but persistent depression. At your suggestion, I took your Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire...

A reader asks: My goals are to regularize my sleep-wake cycle and treat some mild but persistent depression. At your suggestion, I took your Automated...

I have a problem with chronic insomnia. I tire later and later each night, then sleep in later and later each morning, until I...

A reader asks:  I have a problem with chronic insomnia. I tire later and later each night, then sleep in later and later each morning,...

Why do I always wake up at 4 a.m. no matter when I have gone to sleep?

A reader asks:  Why do I always wake up at 4 a.m. no matter when I have gone to sleep? Answer: You have a strong internal circadian...

I have been suffering from chronic insomnia for several years. I have seen every doctor and tried every medication (both prescription and herb) imaginable...

A reader asks: I have been suffering from chronic insomnia for several years. I have seen every doctor and tried every medication (both prescription and...

Is it possible to have a rare case of extreme advance of sleep, which means you get tired, earlier and earlier in the day,...

A reader asks: Is it possible to have a rare case of extreme advance of sleep, which means you get tired, earlier and earlier in...

For all of my adult life (I’m 40), my sleep/wake schedule has been very inconsistent, mostly because I sleep late when I can do...

A reader asks:  For all of my adult life (I'm 40), my sleep/wake schedule has been very inconsistent, mostly because I sleep late when I...

How many hours should we sleep at night?

A reader asks:  How many hours should we sleep at night? Answer: It depends on the individual. Six hours is around the short extreme, and nine hours...

I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). I took the Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire and got some interesting suggestions I’d like to try....

A reader asks:  I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). I took the Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire and got some interesting suggestions I'd like...

How can I determine the optimal number of hours of sleep for me? I have noticed that when I wake up 30 minutes earlier...

A reader asks: How can I determine the optimal number of hours of sleep for me? I have noticed that when I wake up 30...

Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether it was...

A reader asks:  Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether...

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