Education and Training
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wi MD
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Neurology
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Dr. Merle Teetzen MD's Expert Contributions
Sleep disturbances are common for people with cognitive impairment and they are challenging. Physical activity is important in general and may help with sleep. I would also try melatonin at bedtime. Soothing music may be helpful. When simple things fail, we come to discussions of prescription medications. No medication is completely without side effects or risks, so discussions need to inform family members of these. Family involvement is very important in these decisions. Trazadone is often my first choice when medications are needed. Medications have to be tried cautiously and changes made if adverse effects occur. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Past Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota, 21 Years -
- Past Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapy -
- Local and Regional Public Speaking -
- Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
- University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
- University of Wisconsin Hospital (Neurology)
- Rochester General Hospital; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Psychiatry)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Neurology, American Society for Neurorehabilitaiton, American Medical Association
What do you attribute your success to?
- Listening to his Patients and Hard Work
Hobbies / Sports
- Music from the 60's and 70's
Favorite professional publications
- Green Journal, Neurology
Dr. Merle Teetzen MD's Practice location
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GREEN BAY, WI 54308Get Direction
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