What is Sleeping Disorder and Types of Sleeping Disorder Tests?

June 2nd, 2019 by Vishal Saini

Sleeping disorder is regarded as the problem with the time, quality and amount of sleep that can cause problems with the functioning and also distress during the day time. There are many types of sleeping disorders where insomnia is considered to be the most common one. There are other sleeping disorders like obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and restless leg syndrome. The sleeping problems linked to not only physical problems but also mental problems. It can contribute to a mental health condition or it can be a symptom of other mental health condition.

It has been reported that in primary care, there is 10-20 percentage of people who have complained of the significant sleep problems while one-third of the adults have reported insomnia symptoms while 6-10 percentage of people meet up with the criteria of the insomnia disorder. Read the rest of this entry »

Cognitive behavioral treatment for insomnia

January 5th, 2018 by Ima Admin

CBT-i is a non medication first line treatment intervention for chronic insomnia based on scientific knowledge about sleep.

Goals of CBT-i just like a sleeping pill are to help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and improve your daytime functioning as a result of better sleep at night.

The “cognitive” part of CBT-i focuses on thoughts, feelings and expectations about sleep and insomnia that may stand in the way of good sleep.
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