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10 tips for managing insomnia

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10 tips for managing insomnia

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Consult with your doctor to rule out underlying medical causes

A doctor listens to a patient’s lungs using a stethoscope on her back.

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Keep a sleep journal to record your nighttime patterns

A woman writing in her journal in bed.


Avoid stimulation from caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine

Coffees and soda from above.

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Create a sleep-friendly bedroom

Woman sleeping peacefully in bed.


Reduce screen time and blue light exposure before bed

Woman with sleep mask on in dark room.

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Relax before bed

Man reading in bed.

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Try using mindfulness techniques like body scanning and deep breathing

Man seated in meditation on bed.


Try cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Session.

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Avoid overusing naps

Woman asleep on the couch.


Ask your doctor about supplements or medications

Woman on the edge of the bed looking at a prescription and holding a glass of water.

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