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Why Won’t My Brain Shut Off When I need To Sleep?

Posted on: March 21st, 2022 by Our Team

NYC Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Poulakos was recently featured in Mel Magazine’s article, ‘Why Won’t My Brain Shut Off When I need To Sleep?’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘In 2017, cartoonist Hannah Hillam published a comic for BuzzFeed about her brain keeping her awake with all the ways she could get murdered. The premise was later reappropriated in memes across Reddit: Pesky brains preventing exhausted bodies from getting a good night’s sleep by running through critical thoughts like, “Farts are just the ghosts of our food,” and “When he turns 60, Snoop Dog will be 420 in dog years.”’.

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