Sleep related anxiety and thoughts preventing me to sleep

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This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Miya 3 months ago.

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    Miya
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    Hy i am miya.i started martin course.but still havving thoughts that i could not sleep.i used to sleep 2 hours daily in day after i changed my room and went to new one in hostel my nap got disturbed because of noise.after 1 month of terrible period of not having nap i started thinking i couldnot sleep.even when i m extrmely exhausted and sleepy i cannot sleep in day .i want to overcome it as i m medical student and have to to night shifts too .i m afraid of sleeping in day because i think i cannot.how to manage this issue

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    goldenbayboy
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    Well persist with martin’s course and use it to work out what is keeping you awake. If you are like me, worrying about getting to sleep and over-attention to sleep would look to be issue. Martin has a great set of strategies to create a new relationship with your bed. Night shifts are tough though. Stick with it.

    #30041

    Martin Reed
    ★ Admin

    Hello Miya and welcome to the forum. As mentioned by @goldenbayboy night shifts can be very problematic for sleep. If your sleep is disrupted primarily due to shift work, CBT-I techniques are unlikely to be very helpful, unfortunately. You might want to look for someone who specializes in circadian rhythm disorders and/or someone who has successfully helped shift workers.

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    Miya
    ✘ Not a client

    Thanku @martin reed and golden bay boy will probably look into this issue.

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