If anyone has any suggestions as to what might help with making me sleep at night, I will be forever grateful. I have been having problems for quite a long time, but it has gotten to the point where I have at least 1 or 2 nights a week that I don't sleep at all. I will be awake for almost 24 hours and then I will only get 3 or 4 hours sleep at the most. I am already taking the sleep aide Lunesta at night. I have spoken to my general doctor about this and of course have gotten the speech..go to bed at the same time every night, no caffeine after a certain time (I don't drink anything with caffeine) . I also have sleep apnea and use my cpap machine every night. I have also been having the worst headaches I have ever had in my life the past couple months. We have been treating them like they are migraines, but taking Imitrax (50mg) and Naproxen (500mg) for them is not doing anything at all. At my last doctor visit, they ordered some lab work to check my muscle enzymes, check for Lyme and something else that I can't remember. They also ordered a CT Scan on my head, which my lovely insurance denied. All the lab work came back normal levels, except my sed rate which was only slightly elevated. The doctor decided to try treating the headaches as if they were being caused by a chronic sinusitis, which could be the problem, but that wouldn't make me not be able to sleep would it? I am not on Ceftin (500mg twice a day) and a nasal spray. Not sure if it is working or not, but I think the antibiotic is giving me a yeast infection..yay...just what I need on top of all the other things I have going on. On the bright side of things...my knee replacement I had done back in March seems to have been a complete success!!
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