Hi wise Gransnet friends
I wonder if anyone has advice for me?
My DH (aged 71) suffers from really bad insomnia.
He also has (late-diagnosed) ADHD, and suffers from depression and anxiety.
He is on medication only for the depression and I think that medication might be part of the problem, but coming off it is not recommended as he then slips back into bad depression.
Right now he is really troubled by not sleeping (especially as I sleep really well and it must be very frustrating for him).
Our GP gave him a short course of sleeping pills which do help, but without them he simply doesn't sleep.
I have recommended all the usual things to him (he mostly follows my advice but not always!) for example: reduce caffeine, especially in the afternoon/evening, exercise more, less screen time....
Not sure what else to suggest and would love to hear from anyone on here who has any ideas.
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