Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month
Stress, anxiety and a decrease in physical activity all play a role in low-quality sleep
Ask the Doctors answer their monthly letters column
Dear Doctor: I’m 81 and usually go to bed by 10:30 p.m. and, though I would like to sleep until 7 or 7:30 a.m., I wake up after 5 or 5 ½ hours. I’ve tried 3 milligrams of melatonin, then 5 milligrams. What else can I do?