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I sleep about 12 hrs a day but when I get ready for bed I just lay there for hours I was told I probably anemic and have insomnia how would I know?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Major sleep problem

This does not sound like anemia though it is suspicious for medical disease.
Sleeping 12 hours at a time, and being unable to fall asleep are both abnormal. Your physician will want to screen you and probably give you a specialist referral. You owe it to yourself and those around you to get this under control.

In brief: Major sleep problem

This does not sound like anemia though it is suspicious for medical disease.
Sleeping 12 hours at a time, and being unable to fall asleep are both abnormal. Your physician will want to screen you and probably give you a specialist referral. You owe it to yourself and those around you to get this under control.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Sleep diary

Keep a sleep diary and note down time on bed, time of sleep, wake up time, same for day time sleeping.
You may want to see a sleep specialist. Insomnia means inadequate sleep. Iron deficiency can give restless leg syndrome and insomnia.

In brief: Sleep diary

Keep a sleep diary and note down time on bed, time of sleep, wake up time, same for day time sleeping.
You may want to see a sleep specialist. Insomnia means inadequate sleep. Iron deficiency can give restless leg syndrome and insomnia.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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