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Can’t sleep for 3 days now

Patient: Trouble sleeping for 3 days, what should I do? OTC sleep aid?

 

 

Symptoms: Tired

 

 

Doctor: Hellotrouble in sleep always has a reason behind it. OTC aid not always helpful because problem is not addressed.the re are many reasons for having trouble in sleeping, tiredness will naturally be there.worry is the commonest reason for trouble in sleep. it is always better to consult a doctor and get the problem solved.you are advised to consult a doctor who may prescribe you good quality of medicine like clonazepam, etizolam or zolpidem. but you should be aware of the fact that such medicines are not available OTC, for such medicines prescription from registered doctor is must.many times simple meditation and hot water bath before bed helps.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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