Insomnia. Victoria E Judd M.D. Sleep Quotes. People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. ~Leo J. Burke If people were meant to pop out of bed, we'd all sleep in toasters. Author unknown.
Victoria E Judd M.D.
Insomnia is present when all three of the following criteria are met:
- falling asleep?
- maintaining sleep?
- not being able to go back to sleep?
- early awakenings?
- not feeling rested?
- daytime consequences?
Anything disruptive to sleep?
Some Common Sources:
Variables associated with the onset of insomnia include:
Plan a relaxation period before bed, develop a bedtime routine.
If you have to use drugs:
Not FDA regulated
Mostly: L-Tryptophan, Valerian, & Kava-kava
* Sleep, 2005, 28: 1465-1471
First Treatment Session (2 weeks later)
Second Treatment Session (4 weeks after initial visit)