OK everyone, I really need some input. I have had insomnia for about a month now with a few nights here and there of good sleep. Last Friday (1+ wks ago) I had what I can only describe as a panic attack. I stayed up all night and was able to rest on the couch a bit. The next night I woke up with a lot of fear again and just left the room. The next two nights I took Unisom which somewhat helped but still I was up and down. I have no history of anxiety or insomnia in the past.
So...here's what I have done: moved rooms (I have to have the windows and doors open now), sleeping with lots of pillows, getting counseling, acupuncture, practicing mindfulness and meditation, warm bath in evening, exercise. Now, I feel like I just lay down and I am relaxed for the most part, just cannot get in to a deep sleep, up every hour, not sure if I am even sleeping. However, I am pretty functional during the day.
So, any tips or suggestions? I feel like I am going to lose it if this continues! Also wanting to hear from others with a similar experience that it will get better!!! Please help!!