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A 41-year-old member asked:

Have been sick for 7 weeks, can't sleep very well. what do i do!?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you haven't been : Medically evaluated would start there. Melatonin, chamomile or valerian root may help with sleep. Use good sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
before sleep. Can try warm milk.
Dec 21, 2013

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