A 49-year-old member asked:
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is it bad that i am a teenager and i can't sleep alone?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep: Sleep is a very complex and much needed part of human health and behavior. The inability to fall asleep without assistance is usually related to stressors in one's life. You should speak to your physician or sleep specialist.
Answered on Jul 19, 2012

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