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Family Physician, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I often have trouble sleeping. I usually fall asleep ok but

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I often have trouble sleeping. I usually fall asleep ok but wake up in the middle of the night unable to fall back asleep. At that point i don't want to take a sleeping pill since I have to get up in a few hours. Do you think an anti-anxiety drug would be appropriate?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
what is your height and weight
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
5'7; 145
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
OK
Why do you think anxiety?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
My mind races in the middle of the night
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
You need a good physical
are you anxious at any other time?