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A 20-year-old female asked:

Trouble sleeping due to increased anxiety. no caffeine, workout early pm. psychiatrist rec. melatonin, on it for months; no help lately. ideas?

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Dr. James Pryor
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Change W/O time: Try working out in the mornings. Your stress hormones may still be high in the evenings after an afternoon w/o.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Consider hypnosis: If you are concerned about insomnia you should learn about hypnotherapy. It is something anyone can learn, takes just a session or two and can cure insomnia without using medication at all. Find a qualified psychologist to help you learn how hypnosis can help.

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