About Chronic Insomnia and Treating it

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How can I treat chronic insomnia?

About Chronic Insomnia and Treating it

More than one in 10 American adults experience chronic insomnia, defined as poor sleep every night or most nights for more than six months. Chronic insomnia affects one's sleep for so long that waking hours become foggy with fatigue and tasks like driving and working become tough. Sufferers report feeling depressed and zapped of all energy.

Researchers have found out this about insomnia treatment for chronic insomnia:

- Cognitive/behavioral therapy: This is a psychology-based treatment that trains people to reduce anxiety and take other sleep-promoting steps. Insomniacs should check with board-certified sleep specialists and psychologists.

- Some prescription sleep pills work without many of the side-effect concerns, but as with any medication, you should consult your doctor first. Talk to your physician about side effects to this drug.

   

Comments

10/26/2011 1:12:11 PM
Pietro said:

Sufro de insomnio crónico hace 8 años. A todos aquellos que están pensando en tomar medicamentos, ya sea naturales o de farmacia les digo: No lo hagan. No resulta, y si resulta, terminan en dependencia. Hay dos salidas: Uno, técnicas de relajacion, ambientacion, etc.; Dos, resignación y aprender a vivir con este maldito mal.


10/26/2011 1:13:17 PM
Pietro said:

Sufro de insomnio crónico hace 8 años. A todos aquellos que están pensando en tomar medicamentos, ya sea naturales o de farmacia les digo: No lo hagan. No resulta, y si resulta, terminan en dependencia. Hay dos salidas: Uno, técnicas de relajacion, ambientacion, etc.; Dos, resignación y aprender a vivir con este maldito mal.




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