Most humans would do well to get seven to hours of sleep each night, which allows the body time to slow down and enter a critical resting and restoration phase that contributes enormously to your overall health and wellness. When your sleep is disrupted, it is called insomnia, which is a common sleep disorder characterized by:
People can have brief bouts of insomnia that last only a few days or weeks, while others may suffer from a more chronic condition that lasts for months or years. If you’ve been having trouble sleeping for any length of time, make an appointment to see a doctor at Rose City Urgent Care & Family Practice to get on the road to more restful sleep.
There are many reasons why you may suffer from insomnia, but the most common are:
There’s no magic pill to cure insomnia, but there are many ways to tackle the problem effectively and permanently, largely through behavioral counseling and lifestyle changes. Rose City Urgent Care & Family Practice has a health team that specializes in integrating behavioral health with primary care to address sleep issues.
The most common forms of treatment are:
Often, simple lifestyle changes, such as better nutrition before bed or getting more exercise, can make a big difference in your sleep patterns.
Medications are often a last resort and are mostly a temporary crutch. By addressing underlying problems, such as stress, you can also improve your life during your waking and sleeping hours.
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