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A 46-year-old male asked:

I have had trouble falling asleep since childhood. tried: benadryl, nyquil, melatonin, benzos, trazadone. anything you recommend?

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Dr. Sherry Broadwell
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
Medical, then CBT-I: Insomnia can have a number of underlying causes. Consult a sleep physician first to rule out medical concerns, and for treatment recommendations.If cleared, consider CBT-I (cognitive behaviour therapy for insomnia). There's an CBT-I coach app that is helpful as well, but it is not a replacement for therapy: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cbt-i-coach/id655918660?mt=8. Hope this is helpful. Best

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