Insomnia is an overwhelmingly common condition, and can sometimes be associated with other sleep conditions. Since the amount of sleep one needs varies greatly by person, it’s important to get an individualized assessment of your insomnia symptoms to come up with an effective treatment plan. 

If insomnia is making it hard for you to function during the day, it’s time to speak to an experienced sleep doctor to explore the right treatment options. Read more about how we approach insomnia at our practice. 

Have you struggled to manage your insomnia? Dr. Brian Abaluck and his team are highly experienced in the treatment of insomnia in patients of all ages. Schedule an appointment with our sleep specialists today! 

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FAQs on Insomnia:

What Is Insomnia?

Insomnia simply describes persistent difficulty falling or staying asleep that interferes with daily well-being and function. Insomnia symptoms include:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Waking up in the middle of the night
  • Waking up too early
  • Not feeling refreshed or well-rested in the morning
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Memory problems

What Causes Insomnia?

Insomnia can result from many factors including: 

How Can You Treat Insomnia?

To treat difficulty sleeping, doctors use:

While medicine often loses effectiveness over time, CBT-I gains effectiveness with practice. Our practice aims to use sleep medications short-term, sparingly, and in concert with behavioral intervention. However, a minority of patients may benefit from long-term medication use.