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Lifestyle Modification for Sleep Disorders: An Effective Form of Non-pharmacological Treatment

Written by
Dr. Hitesh Sharma
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on May 07, 2015 and last reviewed on Feb 01, 2020   -  2 min read

Abstract

Did you know that most sleep-related problems can be treated without medicines? This article stresses the fact that managing a sleep disorder by good sleep hygiene or practicing good sleep habits is as effective as medicinal treatment with fewer chances of side effects.

Lifestyle Modification for Sleep Disorders: An Effective Form of Non-pharmacological Treatment

A sleep disorder is a form of psychiatric disorder of the sleep patterns. The poor sleep quality can be either due to deficit in sleep i.e, insomnia or excessive sleep i.e, hypersomnia.

Sleep Hygiene

Treating a sleep disorder by good sleep hygiene or practicing good sleep habits is as effective as medicinal treatment with less chances of side effects.

Treatment with medicines should be the last choice that too in resistant cases.

Consult a sleep medicine physician online for queries regarding insomnia --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/sleep-medicine-physician

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Last reviewed at:
01 Feb 2020  -  2 min read

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