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I have trouble falling asleep at night. Is there any way to solve this problem naturally without pills?

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Dr. David Duhon
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: CBT

Numerous research studies have shown that cognitive/behavioral therapy (cbt) is more effective than medication for treatment of chronic insomnia.
I recommend "no more sleepless nights" by p. Hauri, pH.D. Start with my handout at sleepdoctor.Com/handouts - click on rules and principles for insomniacs. Good luck.

In brief: CBT

Numerous research studies have shown that cognitive/behavioral therapy (cbt) is more effective than medication for treatment of chronic insomnia.
I recommend "no more sleepless nights" by p. Hauri, pH.D. Start with my handout at sleepdoctor.Com/handouts - click on rules and principles for insomniacs. Good luck.
Dr. David Duhon
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Sleep Hygiene is Key

Retire & rise same time each day.
Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent.

In brief: Sleep Hygiene is Key

Retire & rise same time each day.
Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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