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CBT-I Coach

CBT-I Coach is a mobile app created by Veterans Affairs that teaches users to recognize how their behaviors and thoughts affect their sleep patterns.

CBT-I and Sleep Hygiene- activities, instructions and techniques

Today, we'll take a look at Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, CBT-I, as it relates to sleep hygiene, one of the most popular topics within the treatment approach.

Over-the-counter (OTC) - non-prescription sleeping pills and aids

Many rely on sleeping aids to fall asleep more easily at night and enjoy more restful slumber. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC), non-prescription sleeping pills, and aids.

What is Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI) - symptoms, causes and treatment

There is a rare genetic condition that literally robs some people of the ability to get sleep. The rare disease is known as fatal familial insomnia (FFI), and it usually leads to a quick demise for anyone who develops it.

Is insomnia a sign of pregnancy?

Did you know that insomnia can be an early symptom of pregnancy? When insomnia appears in early pregnancy, it’s commonly related to shifting hormonal changes, but other issues, such as frequent bathroom trips and nausea, can cause it.

Insomnia when pregnant

Most new moms-to-be understand that sleep deprivation will become a reality once the baby is born. However, many women don't realize that pregnancy insomnia can occur during the first or third trimesters.

Do I have insomnia quiz - test to see if you might have chronic or accute insomnia

A good night’s rest is essential for your quality of life and routine. Test to see if you might have chronic or accute insomnia.

What Is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)?

Do you find yourself unable to fall asleep at conventional bedtimes? Do you find your sleep time to be delayed by several hours after midnight? If so, you might be experiencing delayed sleep phase syndrome.

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination - How to Recognize It and How to Overcome It

After a busy day of working or dealing with the kids, do you ever stay up late at night just to get some "me" time instead of going to sleep? If so, you may be in the habit of doing what's called revenge bedtime procrastination or simply sleep procrastination.

Mirtazapine (Remeron) - does it work for insomnia?

Are you searching for the antidepressant medication mirtazapine and its effects in the treatment of insomnia (sleeping difficulties)? Here is an in-depth article about mirtazapine and how it is used for relieving insomnia.

7 Best Natural Supplements for Sleep

There are lots of natural supplements that you can try to help you get to sleep faster and stay that way through the night. Today, we'll discuss these natural supplements for sleep to help you decide which is best for you.

Seroquel (Quetiapine) - does it work for insomnia?

In recent years, doctors have begun to prescribe Seroquel for sleep even though it is primarily used as an antipsychotic with sedation as a secondary effect. What is the clinical evidence behind Seroquel for insomnia, and is it effective?

Why Zoloft (Sertraline) Causes Insomnia and How to Fix It

Zoloft is a commonly prescribed medication to treat depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders and other emotionally induced stress disorders. However, it is also known to cause insomnia in some people. Learn about Zoloft insomnia and how to treat it.

Understanding Insomnia

Part 1 of Our Science Series | Learn about why sleep matters and how poor sleep can affect your physical health, mental health, and productivity. Learn the causes behind insomnia.

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