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I have not been able to sleep for 3 days except for

Customer Question

i have not been able to sleep for 3 days except for yesterday at noon for 5 hours. its ruining my mood ans messing up my vision and i have no energy. over the counter sleep meds arent working
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: im only on lexipro. i have been on it for about 4 months, this has never happened while i have been on it
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: thats all i believe, thank you
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 13 days ago.

Thanks for using just answer

What do you think is affecting your sleep?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
it might be that i have bpd, sometimes i get like this at night because i have a moodswing, but it is never for this long or to this severity.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
i cannot call right now i apologize
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 13 days ago.

Ok, I dont want you to call as its not necessary

If you have BPD, sleep can be one of the issues,

I'll recommend sleep therapy for this

Where do you live?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
i live in america, florida specifically. i got this link from a close friend and did not notice it was for the uk at first.
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 13 days ago.

Ok, I see

Yes You're not UK based so I could have referred yo to local organisations in your area that deal with sleep issues

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
alright, thank you
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 13 days ago.

You are welcome