A 18-year-old male asked:
Im having sleeping problems! when i try to sleep i think of random things like songs or whatever!also i have problem staying asleep!any tips sleep?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows.
4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in another room.
5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs.
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