Insomnia Therapists Wilmington DE

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.

Wendell Arthur Grogan, MD
(610) 447-2689
Glen Mills, PA
Specialties
Sleep Medicine, Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Crozer-Chester Med Ctr, Chester, Pa; Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Pa
Group Practice: Neurological Assoc Of Delaware Valley Crozer Chester Med Ctr

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St. Francis Hospital Sleep Center St. Francis Hospital
(302) 575-8262
701 N. Clayton Street
Wilmington, DE
Ages Seen
18 years and up

Bayhealth SleepCare Center @ Middletown
(302) 376-1982
291 Carter Drive
Middletown, DE
Ages Seen
3+

The Sleep Center at Riddle Memorial Hospital
(610) 627-4193
1068 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Doctors Refferal
No
Ages Seen
6 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: Most major insurances, Medicare
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: No

Crozer Keystone Sleep Center Taylor Hospital
(610) 595-6361
175 E. Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA
Doctors Refferal
Not necessary
Ages Seen
6+
Insurance
Insurance: All
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: No

Calvin R Stafford Jr, MD
(610) 595-6272
1 Medical Center Blvd
Chester, PA
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Crozer-Chester Med Ctr, Chester, Pa; Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Pa
Group Practice: Neurological Assoc Of Delaware Valley Crozer Chester Med Ctr

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The Bayhealth SleepCare Centers @ Wilmington
(302) 478-6105
1407 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE
Ages Seen
3+

The Bayhealth SleepCare Center @ Bear
(302) 832-0496
2500 Wrangle Hill Road
Bear, DE
Ages Seen
3+

Crozer Keystone Sleep Center Delaware County Memorial Hospital
(610) 595-6361
2100 Keystone Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA
Ages Seen
18+

University Services - West Chester Sleep Center
(610) 918-1930
915 Old Fern Hill Road
West Chester, PA
Doctors Refferal
No
Ages Seen
3 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: All
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

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Help for Insomnia

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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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