12 Do's and Don'ts for Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia
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Do you frequently wake up at night and have trouble falling back asleep? It's a condition called middle-of-the-night insomnia. Luckily, there are many things you can do to set yourself up for a complete and restful night's sleep. Here are 12 tips to help you make the most of your time between the sheets.

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