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i'm having trouble sleeping at night but sleep all day?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
You may need: To reprogram your internal sleep clock. Even if you are tired, get up in the morning and try not to go to sleep until night time. Try to exercise a couple of hours before bedtime. It may take a few days till you can shift your internal clock back to a night time sleep routine.
Answered on Apr 6, 2014
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
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Thanks Dr Steiner that can be helpful.
Apr 6, 2014
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Try to get exposure to sunlight in the morning, even if the best you can do at first is to keep your window shades open to let sunlight in to help you wake up.
Apr 6, 2014
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Day / Night reversal: See your primary care doc to see if there is anything medical interfering with your sleep, but it may just be that you have gotten into a behavior pattern that is hard to change. If so, you will need to keep yourself from sleeping during the day no matter what, until you are able to sleep at night. For tips on better sleep, go to http://www.Stanford.Edu/~dement/howto.Html.
Answered on Feb 20, 2015
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