Treatments for Insomnia

Overview Medication Medication is a popular choice for many individuals suffering from insomnia because they are fast-acting and widely available in primary care and specialty clinic settings. Those commonly prescribed...
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Sleep Terror Symptoms

Sleep terror disorder is also known as night terrors. Sleep terror is characterized by the following symptoms that a professional looks for when making a diagnosis for this condition:...
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Insomnia Disorder Symptoms

The predominant complaint in insomnia disorder is difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, or nonrestorative sleep, occurring at least 3 nights per week for at least 3 months, despite adequate...
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Disorders & Conditions

Hypersomnolence (Hypersomnia) Symptoms

Hypersomnolence, also known as hypersomnia, is characterized by recurrent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness or prolonged nighttime sleep. Rather than feeling tired due to lack of or interrupted sleep at...
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Narcolepsy Symptoms

The essential features of sleepiness in narcolepsy is irresistible attacks of refreshing sleep that occur almost daily (at least 3x per week) over at least 3 months. Narcolepsy generally...
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Nightmare Disorder Symptoms

Repeated awakenings from the major sleep period or naps with detailed recall of extended and extremely frightening dreams, usually involving threats to survival, security, or self-esteem. The awakenings generally occur...
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