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new time zone, relaxed but still unable to sleep

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i have troubles falling asleep for almost 7 days now.i was just transferred to a new place with different time zone compared to my birthplace almost 3 weeks ago. it's freaking me not be able to sleep. i experienced jerking movements only when i am about to fall asleep. i had taken seroxat 25mg once. it did cause me to sleep but i experienced sudden strong jerking movements. tried panadol night but didn't work. i tried also songha night tablets for the first time, taken 1st 3 tabs and then 2nd 2 tabs after 1 hour. it did made me sleep for 6 hours maximum. now, i am not able to sleep with the songha nights for the second time of taking it. did all sorts of relaxation technique, felt relaxed but still unable to sleep. this lead to anxiety for not sleeping. do i have some kind of epilepsy or seizure disorder? what are the possible treatment for this? please help me. i really need HELP. this is the first time i had experienced this.


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replied July 12th, 2014
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The reason for your sleep difficulty is shift in time zone and circadian rhythms also known as internal clock are disturbed.they take a few weeks to get set. Maximum 4. Now the jerking movement is all because of excessive medicine intake.keep calm.it will resolve. Don't try anything with out prescription meanwhile. Stay safe and try sleep therapies with consult to a sleep disorder specialist for further guidance.no caffeine or any kind of beverage or any stimulant, proper routine and diet and regular exercise will keep it trouble free.
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