Treatments for Insomnia
The treatment and management of
The first step in treating insomnia is to identify and treat any underlying medical or psychological problems. The ultimate goal is to achieve a normal and restorative pattern of sleep.
Treatment involves the following:
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncsdr/index.htm .
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ .
National Sleep Foundation website. Available at: http://www.sleepfoundation.org/ .
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