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Insomnia — Diagnosis

Written by Dr. Anitha Paderla, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by dr. reeja tharu, M.Phil.,Ph.D on Dec 30, 2021
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Insomnia — Diagnosis

A careful history will usually help diagnose insomnia. Maintaining a sleep diary for 2 weeks will provide additional information. Here a record is made of when the person goes to sleep and when he wakes up, along with how long he is awake during the night. The sleep diary will help the doctor understand the patient's sleeping pattern.

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Epworth sleepiness scale is a questionnaire filled out by the patient, estimating the likelihood of falling asleep in different situations. This permits a standardized subjective assessment of daytime sleepiness, which is an indicator of insomnia.

Polysomnogram is an over night sleep study, which can be undertaken to rule out other sleep disorders.

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aimee

insomnia...please help me how to treat or overcome this.. its hard for me to find asleep at night.. i felt asleep by 11 0'clock night and then i woke up at around 2 am in the morning.. after that i cant sleep anymore until 6 am in the morning.

marly7

its ok. just dont panic. see a therapist if the problem persists because there could be an underlying anxiety problem. work out different methods of what to do if you cant fall asleep instead of stressing out over the problem

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