Sleep Disorders in Women (cont.)
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Sleep Disorders in Women Treatment
Medication may help in some women, but often behavior and lifestyle changes best relieve sleep problems.
Self-Care at Home for Sleep Disorders in Women
Guidelines for better sleep hygiene
Sleep hygiene refers to habits and lifestyle that promote healthy sleep. Your health care provider will often recommend improved sleep hygiene.
Weight loss may help overweight, habitual, loud snorers. Alcohol and sedatives before bed may aggravate snoring. Also, avoid sleeping on your back. Taping a tennis ball to the back of your bedclothes may prevent you from sleeping on your back.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/8/2016
Gila Hertz, PhD, ABSM
Mary E Cataletto, MD
Anthony M Murro, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Carmel Armon, MD, MHS, MSc
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