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I Can't Fall Asleep Easily Anymore

So every night I would always go on my phone to watch videos or read some manga, but recently I couldn't fall asleep as easily as I used to.


While I watched the videos I would usually fall asleep in the middle of them like around 10-11 o'clock ish, until now, where I only sleep when I want to, but even then I have so much trouble falling asleep.

I know anything with lights such as your electronics or watching TV doesn't help sleeping but that wasn't really much of a problem until now. Although it may be the electronics disturbing my sleep, I also believe that it may be my room temperature seeing that it's summer and it's always 80 degrees in Cali.

But can there also be a possibility of it being my bed? Because my bed has a sort of dip in the middle of it causing my body to sort of dip as well.

As I said before I always fell asleep while watching videos around 10-11 o'clock ish but the time I sleep changed to 12-1 o'clock. Should I change my mattress or should I like leave the AC on to lower the room temperature? Please help!

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