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Primary Insomnia (cont.)

What natural or home remedies help cure primary insomnia?

Patient Comments

The sleep hygiene recommendations that include environmental and lifestyle modifications include the following:

  • Eliminate the use of caffeine, especially after noon.
  • Do not use tobacco or alcohol near bedtime.
  • Avoid heavy meals close to bedtime.
  • Exercise early in the day before dinner to alleviate stress, but do not exercise before bedtime.
  • Avoid daytime naps and establish a regular schedule for going to bed and getting up.
  • Keep the bedroom at a comfortable temperature, and minimize distractions from light and noise.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/26/2016
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