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Insomnia (cont.)

Insomnia Prognosis

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.

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Insomnia is defined as repeated difficulty with the initiation, duration, maintenance, or quality of sleep that occurs despite adequate time and opportunity for sleep that results in some form of daytime impairment.

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