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When to Seek Medical Care for Insomnia

Call the Doctor if:

  • Symptoms of insomnia last longer than four weeks or interfere with your daytime activities and ability to function

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  • Worsening pain or increased difficulty breathing at night may indicate a need to seek emergency medical care.

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