Recovery from insomnia can vary.
- If you have insomnia caused by jet lag, your symptoms will generally clear up within a few days.
- If you are depressed and have had insomnia for many months, it is unlikely that your symptoms will go away on their own. You may need further evaluation and treatment.
- Your outcome will also depend on coexisting medical conditions, which may include congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and chronic pain syndromes.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/8/2014
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