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What can different people with severe insomnia do?
little_ezzy posted:
Hello there,
I have severe insomnia from being front seat passenger in a train/car accident. Coma was rated as #3 on the glasscow coma scale rating. I died 3 times; as soon as they placed me in an ambulance, after taking 2 ribs out of my right lung, and when they pulled me onto a hospital bed.I go to a technical college because every other college said they couldn't accomidate me for college because they read that I was hit by a train.Ofcourse I was never an all A's student before and after my accident but with having a traque scar on my neck and a brain injury, I will be labeled for life. My insomnia is only getting worse and in order to sleep i'm on 2 toxic doses that would put anyone else in comatose or even death. I dont know a whole lot about if someone's insomnia ever gets better, especially if its because of shearing, bruizing, and bleeding to their brain. I also have attention deficit disorder from the brain injury and my left side just became unparalized last frcember. If you have any suggestions that may help me, please let me know. I have no idea what to do anymore.

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Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Dear little_ezzy,

I am sorry to hear of your injury, but I'm very impressed that you've found a college that will accomodate you and your desire to learn. A sleep disorders specialist, or a neurophysiologist might be some good experts to get evaluated by and find out what possible treatments may be available to you. You may also want to discuss with your doctor possible programs in your community you may qualify for that could assist you in your recovery and help you reach your goals.

In the mean time, you may want to check out this article on Insomnia After Head Injury for some more information.

Best wishes for better sleep,


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