Insomnia Treatment Directory
Insomnia is an inability to fall and/or stay asleep. There are a variety of treatments used to help with insomnia ranging from prescription medications to yoga, herbs and supplements, breathing exercises, better sleep habits, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how insomnia is caused and the methods used to treat it.
7 Ways to Get Back to Sleep
Learn about ways to fall asleep if you wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep.
Valerian for Anxiety or Sleep
Many people throughout the world use valerian to treat insomnia and anxiety. However, it's important to use this herb with caution. WebMD explains.
Understanding the Side Effects of Sleeping Pills
WebMD takes a look at the side effects of popular sleeping pills. Here's what you need to know to sleep soundly and safely.
Drug Treatments for Sleep Disorders
Medications for sleep disorders are typically prescribed for short-term use. WebMD provides an overview of the drugs available for treatment of sleep problems.
I Can’t Sleep. What Are the Treatments?
Can’t sleep? There are lots of things you can try, including simple changes in your routine. But when is it time to see your doctor? Find out.
Real Solutions to Real Sleep Problems
WebMD's sleep expert helps three real women solve their very real sleep problems.
What's Waking You Up at Night?
If you have trouble getting to sleep or wake up a lot during the night, find out what's behind your insomnia, and learn what habits you can change to help you get better sleep.
Sleeping Pill Safety Tips: OTC and Prescription Aids, Dosages, and More
WebMD provides instructions for taking sleeping pills safely, including what to tell your doctor and how to handle side effects.
How Women Can Get Better Sleep
Hormones can disturb a good night’s rest. Learn how to improve your sleep habits.
Can Herbs and Supplements Help Me Sleep?
When it comes to sleep some natural supplements work better than others.
Sleeping Pills: When to Take Them
Sleep expert Michael Breus, PhD, helps you determine whether you should be taking a sleeping pill at bedtime
Improving Your Sleep When You Have Cancer
Cancer survivor Dr. Julie Silver has tips for better sleep while recovering from cancer.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Fighting Fatigue and Sleepiness on the Road
See the surprising dangers of driving sleepy. Learn what increases your risk of a car accident and tips to keep you safe whether it is insomnia, narcolepsy, or something else making you tired.
Slideshow: 12 Causes of Fatigue and How to Fight It
Always tired? WebMD examines causes and fixes for fatigue.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Sleep Disorders
Pictures show you the symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments for sleep problems.
Slideshow: Can't Sleep? It Could Be What You're Eating
Could a good night’s sleep come down to your diet? Discover which foods hinder sleep and which foods promote restful slumber.