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Secondary insomnia

Secondary insomnia: Introduction

Secondary insomnia: Secondary insomnia differs from primary insomnia in that a specific condition can be identified as the cause of the sleep problem and should be evaluated by a physician. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Secondary insomnia is available below.

Symptoms of Secondary insomnia

  • Sleep disturbance varies from mild to severe.
  • Insomnia may manifest as difficulty falling asleep or as frequent nocturnal awakenings.
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Mood alterations
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Secondary insomnia

  • Treat the causative factor
  • Avoid stimulants such as caffeine 4-6 hours before bedtime
  • Avoid drinking alcohol 4-6 hours before going to bed
  • Eat a light, easily digestible snack before bed but avoid large meals before bedtime
  • Avoid exercising within 3-4 hours of bedtime
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Secondary insomnia?

Causes of Secondary insomnia

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Misdiagnosis and Secondary insomnia

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) more »

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Secondary insomnia

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  1. Secondary insomnia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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