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A 31-year-old female asked:

I dont have issues falling asleep i have trouble staying asleep and i wake up just as tired as when i went to bed. iron is on the lower side of normal and i take supplements but the rest of bloods are fine. i also have depression. is this all linked?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Depression and many of the meds used during treatment can alter sleep patterns. A sleep study can help you and your doc decide if you have a treatable sleep disturbance like sleep apnea. There are treatments and SA is a disorder that prevents entry into the deepest levels that provide the best recovery of your energy.
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