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Waterbury, CT
A 18-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule) . the following also describe me: difficulty concentrating and irritability. what should i do?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon.
Last updated Jan 17, 2018

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