Posted by: Moony | 2004/11/03

insomnia, backpain and headaches

I've been having trouble sleeping for about 6 years now. It started when I was 14. Once I'm asleep I can sleep for hours on end but the trouble is falling asleep. It just doesnt want to happen. I'm very busy and active during the day (have two jobs) so I am extremely tired when I go to bed. But that is because I only get 4 hours or so a night. Also my back and neck is in a constant spasm. I go to the physio twice a month but the pain comes back a few days after the session. What can I do? I can't continue being constantly tired and in pain. I've tried sleeping pills but the next day I'm drowsy and have a headache. Thats another thing. I have about 3 headaches a week. Its very abnormal for a 20 year old to get so many headaches. Help please!!!

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Moony, from this side of the screen it sounds like the problem is that you work too hard and play too little. I wrote something on sleeping problems a while ago and if you mail me at, I’ll send you a copy. Read it and let me know if you have more questions. Good luck.

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