What to Do About Insomnia

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Just can’t get to sleep? Can’t stay asleep? Waking up too early? Not feeling refreshed and restored in the morning? Not functioning well during the day? You may have insomnia.

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  • Antidepressants
  • Antihypertensives
  • Antiarrhythmics
  • valium-like” hypnotics (such as psychologist helps to eliminate those thoughts associated with a poor night’s sleep.
  • All the therapies noted above should be instituted, directed, and monitored by a doctor after a proper evaluation and diagnosis.

    As if the misery of insomnia is not enough, chronic insomnia takes an additional toll. Studies show an increased mortality risk for those reporting less than either six or seven hours per night. One study found that reduced sleep time is a greater mortality risk than smoking, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

    So, if you have symptoms of insomnia, it is very important take it as seriously as any other medical condition or illness. Establish good sleep hygiene and see your doctor or sleep specialist.