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    Improving Your Sleep
    Caprice_WebMD_Staff posted:
    What is your biggest sleep issue and what steps have you taken to improve things for yourself?
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    ameslice responded:
    I can sleep through anything. I sleep threw alarms that vibrate, flash lights, and are extremely loud. I have three alarms set in my room a little fast and they are positioned so I have to get otu of bed to turn them off...problem is I never hear them...just sleep right through it. I am on thin ice at work and would be devistated if I lost my job over something so ridiculous. The house could be on fire and I would probably sleep through it. I have also tried going to bed earlier and not drinking to soon before bed. This has been an issue for me my whole life. PLEASE HELP

    Caprice_WebMD_Staff replied to ameslice's response:
    Hi Amy,

    I really encourage you to start a new discussion on this so others have an easier time of finding your post and sharing their suggestions.

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    Have you discussed this problem with a sleep specialist?

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