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    Problems falling asleep
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    momochat posted:
    Hi to all,
    I have had sleep problems since several years.
    I think it started about 6/7 years back when I needed to travel overseas for my work and was much stressed about it.I was not able to sleep at all about 2 to 3 weeks before travelling.
    It went and go but since 4 years it has become chronic and I am no longer sleeping correctly now.
    I am not able to fall asleep without medication.
    And sometimes it does not work at all.
    I take 1/4 cap to max 1/2 cap of Ambien (Stilnox) every night.
    I dont want to take more.
    I want to sleep well (or better) and quit this bad habit.
    Anybody can help and have solutions ?
    How to switch off ?
    Cheers
    Momochat
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    NeNe_11 responded:
    Have you had a sleep study done yet? I take ambien & other drugs in order to sleep every night & have accepted the fact that I will for the rest of my life.
     
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    NeNe_11 responded:
    No. Ambien is a non- benzo hypnotic. But it work like benzos.
     
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    momochat replied to NeNe_11's response:
    No not done a sleep study yet..
    May be I should.
    I dont wont to be dependant all my life.
    I'm sure there a way out of there with other solutions.


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