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A 18-year-old male asked:

i am 18 and for years i have had lack of sleep or sleeping all day and staying up all night. is this going to kill me and put me in a funeral casket?

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 52 years experience
No: It sounds like you are having mood problems. They can often affect your sleep in both those ways. Get in to see a health professional. They may want to check your thyroid functions, but mostly you need to talk this through to get some relief.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2013

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