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Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Delayed Sleep Phase: The best treatment for delayed sleep phase is the one that works for you. Treatment includes improving sleep hygiene by maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine, alcohol and tobacco and stimulating activity close to bedtime. Chronotherapy, delaying bedtime in increments, light exposure in am, and melatonin supplements are additional treatment options.
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