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how do i change my sleep habits using melatonin?

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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nighty night: Take melatonin at least 1 hour before bedtime. Remember good sleep habits (limit caffeine, no exercise late in the day, unplug from electronics at least 1 hour before bedtime, no glowing lights near bed). Sweet dreams!
Answered on Aug 18, 2013
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep habits: Get up same time each day, do not lay in bed beyond 15 minutes if still awake, stop caffeine & alcohol & tobacco & stimulants, no daytime naps, exercise early in the day & not at bedtime, avoid evening stimulation, hot bath soaks before bedtime, avoid large evening meals, practice relaxation, maintain comfortable bedroom conditions.
Answered on May 22, 2015

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