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Understanding Insomnia Medications (cont.)

How Is Insomnia Treated?

The management and treatment of insomnia depends on the underlining cause or causes. If a person has a medical or neurological problem, treatment directed at the primary disorder may improve insomnia. Also if insomnia is caused by taking certain medications, tapering or withdrawal of those medications should be considered.

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