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Posted by: Jay | 2009/05/18

Troubled sleep

I sleep for only short periods and wake up exausted. I have disturbing dreams and hear knocking at the door. I often go to the door and there is no one there. I am taking a multi vitamin each day. Drinking a non caffiene energy tab a day. I work from 6am to 10.30 pm 6 days a week. Live alone in west africa. 48 years of age. male.

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There are many possible reasons, but the easiest one to sort out if you are far away from high-tech care is a depression. Perhaps you should discuss going onto an antidepressant for a month or two. If that does not work, you will need to be evaluated by a sleep doctor.

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