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Rosemead, CA
A 25-year-old male asked:

This the 5th nite i have trouble sleeping. i can't seem to fall asleep, staying asleep is no problem. could it be sporadic fatal insomnia?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Trouble falling asle: Most likely no. We all seem to have times like that. Anything running through your mind? Drinking more caffeine products after supper? Frustrated, worried, angry, fearful, sad etc.
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
No: That is a very rare disease which you surely don't have. Periodic insomnia is common. Try relaxing before bed and make sure you don't watch tv in bed. Don't go to bed until you feel like you'll fall asleep quickly.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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