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I have trouble sleeping, just can't get comfortable and go to sleep properly, (teenager) what should I do?

I have never really been good at going to bed early but I have mainly had trouble sleeping for probably a bit less than year now and I don't know why. Sometimes it takes me 2 hours to get to sleep, of me just laying there trying to get comfortable and sleep and it's usually around the midnight Mark. I try to get to bed at around 10 but I'm on holidays and I end up going to bed later, at 11 sometimes 12. Also, I have just lately been having interrupted sleep, just waking up early in the morning and waking up too early at around 4:30am regardless of when I go to bed and then not being able to go back to sleep. I got a new mattress not long ago but that doesnt seem to have done much. (14 year old male)

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Try keeping your room cooler. Researchers say that sleeping in a cool room helps you sleep better. Temp in my house is set at 58 at night. Even with that I like an open window. You do not have to go to that extreme, but you might want to gradually cool down the room and see how that works.

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read! it helps me

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Do you drink anything with caffeine before or a few hours of going to bed? If so it could keep you awake.
There are natural remedies you can take to help you sleep.

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Tylenol PM.

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Try taking melatonin pills. It's a natural substance that your body has, so it's not dangerous. I had those same issues and it helps a lot! Ask your parents they might have some or you can get it at a drug store.

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No soft drinks after 4. Drink water instead. Get a school book and read it under low lighting. That'll bore you to get sleepy. Last, close your eyes and count sheep jumping over a fence, one by one. You won't make it past 50 sheep.

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Don't eat 2 hours before going to sleep and settle down by reading.

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close you eyes or read. no soda once you eat dinner

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Take Melatonin. It's over the counter and works really well at relaxing

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i have trouble sleeping too, what i do is sing songs listen to slow music, and i hug my giant teddy bear, his name is Kuma, which is bear in japanese

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