Insomnia Treatment Washington DC

Insomnia is characterized by difficulty sleeping, sleeplessness, and/or poor sleep quality that causes fatigue. This condition can exist on its own or it can be caused by pre-existing conditions such as medical problems or by medications. Treatment may include sleeping pills, lifestyle changes or relaxation techniques. See below for more information and to gain access to sleep disorder specialists in Washington, DC who can provide insomnia treatment.

Frederick M Jacobsen, MD
(202) 234-1742
908 New Hampshire Ave NW Ste 700
Washington, DC
Specialties
Clinical Pharmacology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: George Washington Univ Hosp, Washington, Dc

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Frederick M Jacobsen, MD
(202) 234-1742
908 New Hampshire Ave NW Ste 700
Washington, DC
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1980

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Bob Andrew Rappaport, MD
(301) 827-7410
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1985

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James Yan, MD
(301) 468-1997
11119 Rockville Pike Ste 320
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese, Other
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1988

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Georgetown University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
(202) 444-3610
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC
Ages Seen
2+
Insurance
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Saml Joseph Potolicchio Jr, MD
(202) 741-2700
2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Centre Med Univ, Fac De Med, Geneve, Switzerland (Univ De Geneve)
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Psychiatric Institute Of Washi, Washington, Dc; Sibley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc; George Washington Univ Hosp, Washington, Dc
Group Practice: Medical Faculty Assoc

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Helene Audrey Emsellem, MD
(301) 654-1575
5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1725
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: George Washington Univ Hosp, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md
Group Practice: Center Sleep Wake Disorders

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Kanu Patel, MD
(301) 441-3122
7231 Hanover Parkway Suite B
Greenbelt, MD
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish
Education
Medical School: B J Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Sleep Center National Rehabilitation Hospital
(202) 877-1683
102 Irving Street NW
Washington, DC
Ages Seen
16 years and up

Sibley Memorial Sleep Disorders Center Sibley Memorial Hospital
(202) 364-7676
5255 Loughboro Road Nw
Washington, DC
 
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Natural Medicine for Insomnia

15 Nov, 2010

Posted by: Natural Medicine In: Featured

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Tired of insomnia? Fortunately, there are alternatives to counting sheep to help you get a healthy night’s sleep. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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  • Create a restful place to sleep Remove or block noise, light, and other distractions, and make sure your mattress is comfortable for you
  • Cut coffee and other stimulants Eliminate or cut down on drinks and foods that have caffeine, ephedra, or pseudoephedrine; work with your doctor to find alternatives if you take medication with any of these ingredients
  • Learn to relax Relaxation tapes and other self-help tools or a counselor experienced in treating insomnia can help you let go of tension
  • Get some over-the-counter relief Try doxylamine (Unisom) or diphenhydramine (Sominex, Nytol) as a temporary sleep aid
  • Check out valerian To fall asleep quicker and enjoy deeper sleep quality, take 300 to 600 mg of a concentrated root extract 30 minutes before bedtime, with or without other relaxing herbs such as lemon balm and passion flower
  • Talk to your doctor Zolpidem (Ambien), eszopiclone (Lunesta), and temazepam (Restoril) are often prescribed to treat insomnia
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