There are many ways to help
reduce sleep issues
Put sleeplessness to rest
Your doctor may suggest a variety of ways to help manage persistent sleep issues, including:
Habits that help improve sleep quality, such as reducing light and sound in your bedroom, or practicing a 'wind down' activity.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)
A discussion-based approach that may help you identify and address thoughts or behaviours related to your sleeplessness.
Ways to adjust daily living (such as diet or exercise) that can impact your ability to get a good night's sleep.
An overnight stay at a sleep clinic that can help evaluate the causes or impacts of your sleep issues.
Common medications that you can purchase from most pharmacies without a prescription.
Specialized medication that requires a doctor's prescription.
Tell your doctor if you experience any of the following:
Trouble falling and/or staying asleep
Waking up earlier than you want to
Not feeling refreshed after sleep
Excessive sleepiness during the day