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25 Feb 2009

cannot sleep at night
Hi
I cannot sleep at night and have been prescribed sleeping tablets by my doctor. I have been told that is can be adictive. Cannot sleep if I do not take them. What would you suggest.
This has been going on for almost a year.
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Tiki
You have to try and find the cause - do you have pain, do you have to get up to urinate, are you stressed or did you have a traumatic event? Are you taking any medication or high quantities of caffein that can cause sleeplessness? Are you depressed or are you living in a noisy area?
See http://www.4woman.gov/faq/insomnia.htm
It may help to see a psychologist to teach you some relaxation techniques
Dr Bets
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