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Mental Health Problems and Mind-Body Wellness

Sleep Problems

Prevention - Home Treatment - When to Call a Health Professional

The term insomnia can mean:

When to Call a Health Professional

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  • If you regularly take sleeping pills and are unable to stop taking them.

  • If you suspect medications are causing sleep problems.

  • If you or your partner snores loudly and heavily and feels excessively sleepy during the day.

  • If you, your partner, or your child has many episodes of sleep apnea (stops breathing, gasps, and chokes during sleep).

  • If your child snores, has difficulty breathing while asleep, sleeps restlessly and awakens frequently, or is very sleepy during the day.

  • If 1 month of self-care doesn't solve the problem.

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