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Gregg D Jacobs, Ph.D.  
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Interests: Sleep medicine, Behavioral Medicine
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Sleep Disorders Center
Worcester, MA
My Posts
Aug 26, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
You do not have insomnia and this is an insomnia forum. Therefore, you need to be evaluated at a sleep center. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 26, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum
You can try CBT for insomnia per my posts and website. cbtforinsomnia.com
Aug 23, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
Your symptoms sound physiologically based or anxiety based since you describe physiological symptoms that are distinct form insomnia. Since your doctors find nothing wrong, follow through on the suggestion of evaluation for anxiety. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 21, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum
Because you are taking large doses of prescription medication that can be dangerous, you need to be evaluated by your doctor right away. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 21, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
This is an insomnia forum and hypnic jerks are seperate from insomnia. They could be periodic limb movements and need to be evaluated by a sleep physician at a sleep center. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 19, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 2
Since the pain is causing the insomnia, your doctor will need to diagnose and treat the pain. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 17, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
You should begin the behavioral techniques outlined in my blogs and website for improving your sleep. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 16, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
This is not an insomnia question but, rather, a question for your OBGYN.
Aug 15, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 1
You have developed chronic insomnia and should start behavioral techniques as outlined in my blogs and website. Dr. Jacobs
Aug 15, 2009 in the Insomnia - Adult Expert Forum - 2
You should begin behavioral techniques for improving your sleep as described in my blogs and on my website. Dr. Jacobs www.cbtforinsomnia.com