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I'm looking for a different sleep med! nothing will help me! suggestions?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't know what you: have tried? How is your sleep hygiene? Sleep Hygiene is Key. 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 before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin

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Last updated May 30, 2015

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