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Are there alternative treatments for sleep disorders?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Depending on your particular sleep disorder, there may be alternative treatments for you to try. In general, lifestyle elements such as maintaining a normal weight, exercising regularly, avoiding smoking, and avoiding alcohol use before bedtime may help you sleep better. You may also want to consider maintaining a sleep schedule, in which your bedtime and wake time are the same every day. And if you work at night, you may want to switch to the day shift, if possible.

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