You've finally reached your breaking point: after another night spent tossing and turning, a morning where you struggle to get out of bed, and a day fighting sleepiness and fatigue, you are committed to trying to sleep better and fixing your insomnia. This can be a significant and life-changing goal, and it can also be a little intimidating without a plan. Where should you even begin? Fortunately, there are a series of specific changes you can make that will help you to sleep better.
What is insomnia? How is insomnia defined and diagnosed? When struggling to sleep, it may be helpful to understand what insomnia is, how often it occurs, the potential causes, and its classical clinical features and symptoms. Discover more in this Verywell article by Dr. Peters.