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I am 43 years old female and I find it difficult to fall asleep at night .I need to get up early so even if I try to sleep by 10.30.cannot sleep till at least 12 or later .the days activities keep coming to mind .my mind does not shut off. Pl suggest what can be done.

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I am 43 years old female and I find it difficult to fall ...
Follow the Sleep Hygiene. There are certain DO's which you should do and DONOT's which need to be avoided Do's Maintain regular hours of bedtime and arising If hungry have a light snack before bedtime Regular exercise schedule Take an hour to wind down before going to bed If worried about something, write it down and deal with it in morning Keep the bedroom cool, Dark and Quiet DONOT’S Take nap in daytime Watch the clock so you know how bad your insomnia is Exercise right before going to bed Watch TV in bed when you can't sleep Eat a heavy meal before bedtime Drink coffee in evening Use alcohol to help going to sleep Smoke Read in bed when you can't sleep Exercise in bed Talk on phone in bed.
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