Insomnia - Common symptoms,causes and treatment

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Do you have trouble falling asleep, or find yourself constantly waking up throughout the night ? You may have Insomnia. Take a self test @


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Do you have trouble falling asleep, or find yourself constantly waking up throughout the night ?

What Is Insomnia ? :

Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with their sleep. What Is Insomnia ?

Three Manifestations Of Insomnia::

Three Manifestations Of Insomnia: Sleep Onset Insomnia  -difficulty falling asleep Sleep Maintenance Insomnia  -difficulty staying asleep, and/or Early Morning Awakening Insomnia  -waking early with difficulty returning to sleep)

Characteristics of Insomnia:

Characteristics of Insomnia Difficulty getting to sleep Difficulty staying asleep Waking too early in the morning Poor quality sleep

Common Signs Of Insomnia :

Common Signs Of Insomnia You’re more than ready for bed but once the lights are off and your head hits the pillow, you’re wide awake. Your mind doesn’t want to turn off… It’s two o’clock in the morning and you’ve woken up. Again. You can’t get back to sleep. The more you try, the more frustrated you become… You’ve awoken two hours before the alarm is set to go off. A busy day lies ahead and you need to be well-rested, but you won’t return to sleep…

Drug free solution for insomnia:

Drug free solution for insomnia  “Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia (CBT-I).” CBT-I is a non-pharmacological treatment for Insomnia. It involves making changes to the sleep wake schedule to impact the cycle of thoughts, behaviors, and emotions perpetuating insomnia. It is the National Institutes of Health Treatment Consensus recommended treatment for insomnia . Short-term, CBT-I is as effective as taking sleep medications Long-term, CBT-I is more effective than taking sleep medications 70% to 80% of patients with insomnia see significant results from CBT-I with 4 to 6 hours of treatment

Treatment at The Center for Sleep Medicine:

Treatment at The Center for Sleep Medicine Treatment at The Center for Sleep Medicine is individually tailored to your needs and preferences. While we work with you to find the best treatment, we emphasize a non-pharmacological approach. Chances are your physician has already prescribed a sleep medication. Each case of insomnia is different and may required different strategies to resolve.  The treatment can incorporate structured and assisted reductions in medication. We work with your referring physician, or assist you in this process.

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