If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
- Dale Carnegie
We have already established by now that sleep disorders such as insomnia can be both caused by and trigger emotional health problems such as anxiety, stress, and depression. Therefore, therapy is an effective way of treating the underlying problem. Via therapy, one can focus on reducing the painful symptoms of insomnia as well as develop healthy sleeping patterns for life.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I):
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is a technique for treating insomnia with or without medications.Read More
Medication (Sleeping pills) and Alternative medicine
Various types of medications can act as sleep aids for insomnia. These may be over-the-counter or they may be prescription medicines.Read More
Applying cognitive restructuring on oneself in order to deal with insomnia
Cognitive Restructuring is based on the premise that a major issue people with insomnia face is the worry and tension about its effect on the next day.Read More