Sleep Deprived No More! Cleveland Clinic's Sleep Expert Answers Your Top 10 Qs

What keeps iVillagers up at night? We asked our sleep specialist to help (22 Photos)

Cleveland Clinic/360-5.com on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:45AM

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PROBLEM: I can't stop napping

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Two-thirds of American adults have difficulty sleeping. Based on the number of discussions about sleeplessness on the iVillage message boards, we believe it. So we took your sleep questions to Michelle Drerup, PsyD, a psychologist and sleep specialist at the Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center, who helped design the clinic’s new GO! to Sleep program. Dr. Drerup helps hundreds of patients each year deal with their sleep difficulties and improve their sleep. Now she’s here to help you.

 

Here’s the first problem you told us about: I can’t stop napping. My sleep at night is terrible, so I find myself falling asleep most afternoons, which I’ll bet just makes my nights worse. But I can’t seem to break the cycle.

 

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