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A 21-year-old female asked:

why can't i sleep even when im really sleepy and feeling exhausted?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Sleep study: You should discuss this with your doctor to rule out any type of disease process and also to consider sleep apnea, chronic fatigue syndrome or other related issues. A diary your sleep patterns and what you did the day and night before are also critical.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Why can't I sleep I just feel restless but not sleepy in bed?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: Are you napping? Do you have a problem sitting in a car for long periods with the feeling that your legs want to move by themselves? Possibly you just have a lot on your mind and just have a hard time turning it off to relax. If it continues you should talk to your doctor.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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