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A 23-year-old male asked:

Messed up sleep schedule wakeing up with mild guts pains and shakeing like im cold. how can messed up sched cause this n what's best way to set sleep schedule tried forcin to sleep same time don't wrk?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam) and melatonin: If you are on a regular dose of ativan, (lorazepam) the last dose should be taken at bedtime, otherwise you will experience rebound insomnia in the middle of the night. Sleep deprivation can cause all sorts of physical problems, especially G.I. Problems. I would recommend you take melatonin 3 mg two hours prior to your desired sleep time. Lorazepam should be taken right at bed time. Best wishes..
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Sleep problems: Drop everything an hour before bedtime including all electronic devices as well as the telephone. Try to relax by listening to soft music, read, take a warm bath and drink a glass of warm milk. Try to go to bed at the same time every night.
Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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