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I am scared; i've been having sleep problems for a year now. Is this insomnia?
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Seek help
Not sleeping well for a year is going to take it's toll on you.
Have you talked to your primary care doctor or have a sleep study done? If not get evaluated to find out the reasons. Have you practiced sleep hygiene -- going to bed at the same time; no naps in the afternoon, no caffeine after 2 or 3 pm; keeping your room on the chilly side, white noise machine? In any case, talk to your doctor.

In brief: Seek help
Not sleeping well for a year is going to take it's toll on you.
Have you talked to your primary care doctor or have a sleep study done? If not get evaluated to find out the reasons. Have you practiced sleep hygiene -- going to bed at the same time; no naps in the afternoon, no caffeine after 2 or 3 pm; keeping your room on the chilly side, white noise machine? In any case, talk to your doctor.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Great advice. They did not say if they had difficulty falling asleep, or they woke up and could not get back. There may be differences in the approach to these.
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