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VeritableVagabond VeritableVagabond 18-21, M 16 Answers Jun 12, 2012

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Typically... if possible for you to do you have to just stay awake. For example don't go to bed at 5 am... stay awake, all day when you would be sleeping then go to bed at a reasonable time(maybe 10pm?) to fix it. It sucks, absolute hell to fix your sleep schedule that way but I've found personally it is the most effective.

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By going through the motions.<br />
I have the same problem at the moment :P

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I'm doing 2am to 11 myself.

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Im ALWAYS awake till around 6-7 a.m and then i sleep in till like 5-7 im practically having the same problem as you have ... and im trying to change my sleep cycle too cuz im starting high school soon and i have to get back my original sleep time

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It's hard trying to change your sleeping patterns so if you work on shifts then I can't help you but if not, then I can help.<br />
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Try going to bed one hour early than your usual time and do that every two days . Your body will get used to it even if you just stay in bed and relax. Eventually your body would adapt and without thinking, you would be asleep before midnight.

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I worked night shifts for 10 years, have been retired for 2 and my sleep cycle is still screwed. The only time I fall asleep at a normal time is when I'm so exhausted I have no choice. Usually I start getting sleepy around 2am, lately It's been 4am. I get up around 1pm or so. Ii I try going to bed earlier I'm just lying there awake. WhenI do go to sleep I usually get 2-3 hrs then I wake up, fll back to sleep and sleep about 1hr this continues til I get up. By that time a walking zombie because I got no extended sleep.The only time I have sleep 6hrs straight I was so fatigued ny body took over and put me down.

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I bet melatonin can knock you out, but you might be getting up early!

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I think you need to change when you eat. I saw a doco about jet lag and how our meal times determine whether or not we suffer with it.

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That's about my schedule these days, too. But I'm retired, so it doesn't matter. Plus when I had my own business I worked mainly nights.

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I can't.. I tried for years.. finally my shrink told me some people are just nocturnal, that is who they made midnight shifts for.. : )

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