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How do I stay asleep all night?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sleep hygeine
You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things.
Get checked out if sleep hygeine doesnt work. No reading in bed, no exercise, computer or food before bed. No naps.

In brief: Sleep hygeine
You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things.
Get checked out if sleep hygeine doesnt work. No reading in bed, no exercise, computer or food before bed. No naps.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Agree w Dr. Baez
1.Keep regular bed ; waking time (even weekends).
Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep ; sex. No work materials, computers, ; tv in room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hr.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Baez
1.Keep regular bed ; waking time (even weekends).
Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep ; sex. No work materials, computers, ; tv in room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hr.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
prior to bed. 6. No caffeine w/in 6 hrs or alcohol/smoking w/in 2 hrs of bed. 7. Exercise regularly; finish few hrs before bed. 8. No naps. 9. Retire only when sleepy. 10. Use another time to write down problems & solutions.11. After 10-15 min of inability to sleep, go to another room to read or watch TV until sleepy. Chamomile tea, warm milk, melatonin & acupuncture help.
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