Insomnia Therapists Port Orchard WA

Millions of people suffer with some form of insomnia, resulting in fatigue, lack of mental alertness and weakened physical and mental health. Are you one of these people? Read on to find the solutions for insomnia.

Daniel Ira Loube, MD
(206) 386-2020
3048 32nd Ave W
Seattle, WA
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1987

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Sarah Ellen Stolz, MD
(425) 653-7843
550 16th Ave Ste 304
Seattle, WA
Sleep Medicine
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1985

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St. Anthony Sleep Disorders Center
(253) 853-2999
4700 Point Fosdick Drive NW
Gig Harbor, WA
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MultiCare Sleep Disorders Center at Tacoma
(253) 403-4554
1207 S. 5th Street
Tacoma, WA
Doctors Refferal
Ages Seen
All ages
Insurance: Most insurances are accepted. Please call the sleep center or your insuran
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Miller Chiropractic
(360) 551-4176
873 Bethel Ave
Port Orchard, WA

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Dr.Matthias Lee
(206) 223-6600
925 Seneca St # H10
Seattle, WA
Sleep Disorders
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Highline Sleep Disorder Center Highline Medical Pavillion
(206) 988-5779
16233 Sylvester Road SW
Burien, WA
Doctors Refferal
Ages Seen
14 years and up
Insurance: Virtually all of the primary plans
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

The Polyclinic Sleep Medicine Center
(206) 860-4545
1001 Broadway
Seattle, WA
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Frederick Chiropractic
(360) 551-4169
2501 SE Mile Hill Dr #A101
Port Orchard, WA

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Kitsap County Wellness Center
(360) 478-9788
3309 Perry Ave NE #102
Bremerton, WA

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Q I’ve been having bouts of insomnia lately. I have racing thoughts and find it hard to “shut down.” And sometimes after I do finally fall asleep, I wake up at around 3 a.m. for no apparent reason. What can I do to sleep soundly?

A Restful sleep provides the foundation for your mental and physical well- being. Millions of people suffer with some form of insomnia, resulting in fatigue, lack of mental alertness and weakened physical and mental health. All the cells in your body need their rest to function at their best.

After a day of stimulating activity, your body needs deep sleep. Aim for 6 to 8 hours of nightly sound slumber without the need for any medication. Going to bed around 10 p.m. is ideal since it allows the body’s rhythms to slow down naturally, gives a deeper, more relaxing sleep and provides time for the body to generate new tissue. To promote restful sleep, try the following routine:

• Eat a relatively light dinner, no later than 7 p.m. so you don’t go to bed on a full stomach.
• Minimize activities that are exciting, aggravating or mentally intensive after 8:30 p.m.
• Aim to be in bed, with the lights out, between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. If you’re not used to getting to bed this early, move your bedtime up by half an hour every week, until you are in bed by 10:30 p.m.
• About an hour before bedtime, run a hot bath into which you place a few drops of a calming aromatherapy essential oil such as lavender, sandalwood or vanilla.
• While soaking, have the lights low or burn a candle, and listen to soothing music.
• After your bath, drink something warm. It can be a cup of warm milk with nutmeg and honey, or some chamomile or valerian root tea.
• Journal before bed, even for a few minutes, especially if your mind is very active, “downloading” some of your thoughts and concerns so you don’t need to ruminate about them when you shut your eyes.
• Read inspirational literature for a few minutes before bed. Avoid dramatic novels or distressing reading material.
• Once you’re in bed, close your eyes and simply “feel your body.” By feeling your body, I mean bring your attention into your body and wherever you notice tension; consciously relax that area.
• Notice your slow easy breathing, until you fall asleep. It’s helpful to remember that if you’re lying still in bed, quietly observing your breath, your metabolic activity is nearly as low as if you were in deep sleep. Therefore, don’t worry if you don’t immediately fall asleep; by not worrying, you’ll more quickly drift off into a deep slumber.

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