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If you’re consistently unable to get a good night’s rest, a sleep doctor can diagnosis underlying issues and work with you to create a plan of action that helps you find your Zs. Insomnia is actually a fairly common sleep disorder that makes it difficult to stay asleep at night, fall back asleep when you wake too early or fall asleep to begin with. At Brunswick Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, Dr. Davanzo and the entire sleep medicine team identify the root causes of your insomnia so they can provide effective treatment.
People experience restless nights from time to time, and that’s not always insomnia. Insomnia occurs regularly and can include symptoms such as not feeling rested in the morning, trouble falling or staying asleep, mood swings or daytime irritability, stress or worries about sleep, focus issues and increased error or accident rates because you’re drowsy. If poor sleep makes it difficult to function during the daytime hours, it’s likely time to consult with an experienced sleep doctor.
Insomnia can be chronic or temporary. Potential causes can include:
At Brunswick Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, our sleep doctor tests you for various sleep disorders before developing an individual treatment plan for your insomnia. A physical exam, a review of your sleep habits and a sleep study are some ways to find the root cause of your insomnia.
Common treatment options might include:
For more information about insomnia, visit the Mayo Clinic pages on the topic.
If you’re struggling with sleep, contact the sleep doctor at Brunswick Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine for help. You can use our online contact form or call our office in Somerset, NJ to make an appointment.