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It’s not insomnia, its ‘bedtime procrastination’

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Cindy Molina has to get up by 6 am every single day..

But Cindy isn't suffering from insomnia.

She's a 'bedtime procrastinator.'

A ‘bedtime procrastinator is someone who puts off going to sleep by doing other non-essential things, like playing on their iPhone.

“When I’m on Facebook, I know I'm not alone” she says.

And she's not.

A new study found that bedtime procrastination is a real problem and the cause for insufficient sleep for many people.

One man told us the reason he suffers from “sleep procrastination” is because he'll either find a friend who happens to be awake, or go on Netflix.

Experts recommend keeping a sleep schedule and winding down an hour before bedtime.

So the next time you get that urge to check your tweets, you're better off getting your zzz's...

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