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Waking up in the middle of the night when i try to go to sleep early. how do i deal with this?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Sleep: Try to establish and maintain a consistent sleep pattern, ddays and weekends. Avoid caffeine after lunch, take a shower before going to bed to relax. Turn off television and computers 1 hour before going to bed, to prevent the light from the screen from lowering you melatonin. Depending on what ime you get up, try a small dose of melatonin - available at pharmacies, to see if it helps get you b.

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