Primary Insomnia Topic Guide

Primary Insomnia Primary Insomnia:

Primary insomnia is sleeplessness that cannot be attributed to a medical, psychiatric, or environmental cause (such as drug abuse or medications). Symptoms of primary insomnia include:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Frequently awakening during the night
  • Atypical reactions to sleep medications
  • Tense

Treatment may include lifestyle changes, therapy, medication, or a combination of these.

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