A number of life changes can trigger primary insomnia, including long-lasting stress and emotional upset.
Be cautious and see a health care practitioner, too, if you are feeling drowsy while driving, during the day to excess, or in the middle of work or school.
Can't Sleep? Fifteen Proven Tips For Insomnia by Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D. Selfhelpmagazine. Revised 8/31/09. Web 13, Sept. 2011.
What Is Insomnia? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Web 13, Sept. 2011.
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Reviewed September 14, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.
Edited by Jody Smith