There are a number of treatment options in managing Insomnia. A health care professional will evaluate your sleep experience, sleep schedule, and your daily routine. A thorough medical history and physical examination may be called for.
After a a complete examination and medical history, your physician may send you for a sleep study. A sleep study may determine which treatment options are right for the you.
Because of the close connection between behavior and insomnia, behavioral therapy is often part of any treatment for insomnia. This is because people with insomnia may begin to associate certain sleep-related stimuli with being awake. A combination of several behavioral treatments is typically the most effective approach. Some examples of behavioral treatments are: