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do i have insomnia?
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do i have insomnia?
For some reason every night i stay up till 6am or 7am, and i constantly have sleepless nights, even after falling asleep at 7 ill wake up at 11am, 12pm. normally, sometimes all through till 5pm. even when i have sleepless nights, the next night i still cant sleep till around 3-4 i have 30+ hour days, and i was thinking should i get sleeping medication for this, i would honestly prefer to wake up around 7-8am then go to sleep then.
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It sounds like you have insomnia and a delayed body temperature rhythm that does not allow you to fall asleep until very late. This needs to be treated by a sleep center so ask your doctor for a referral.

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another thing is im only 15 years old, but i hate not being able to get any sleep at all. especially during school. ill fall asleep at 2am wake up at 6am and wont be able to fall asleep that night until 2am again,
sometimes im in bed for hours before actually falling asleep (sometimes 2-4)
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