to sleep by chance to dream

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As the darkness of the night descends I cannot find the comfort one finds when closing  ones eyes to sleep. exhaustion is a trait my body knows too well yet my mind knows nothing of exhaustion and now it's my mind that makes me lie awake until the again shines through my blinds. All of you asleep right now I envy. I now have sleeping tablets prescribed but when take them I don't dream or if I do it's what dreams will come, seldom nice. I get by with one or two nights sleep per wk but it's while a wake late at night that my demons begin to annoy me and I over analyze everything which leaves me depressed come morning? Goodnight all, sweet dreams.

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    I feel the same way i struggle to sleep and relax. My bodys phsyically tired but my mind wont seem to chill out and its.so frustrating. Ive takn my sleepn tablet at 9pm and am yet to.feel tired. Ur not alone
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    I have visited a sleep clinic attached to a major hospital where I met with a psychologist who specializes in sleep problems. He has helped me with relaxation exercises, and visualization techniques. I live on Long Island, New York about 20 miles from Manhattan. Perhaps you can find such specialists in the UK where I assume you live. Insomnia is a terrible malady and I sympathize with you. It's hard to enjoy life and function well if one doesn't get enough sleep. I also use a prescription medication from time to time called Ambien 5 mg., the lowest dose. It's not something to use daily because after awhile it is no longer effective. Ask your MD about it.
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      Hi sister from across the pond? Vicky. Thank you for your imput. It is indeed awful when get no sleep I often go for days without so much as an afternoon nap. My gp I quite sympathetic and prescribes me zoplicone which really help me sleep but at what cost? Feel awful nxt day and for days later, besides it it something I wouldn't like to get into? Thanks anyway angel.
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