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If you think you have insomnia, talk to your health care provider. An evaluation may include a physical exam, a medical history, and a sleep history. You may be asked to keep a sleep diary for a week or two, keeping track of your sleep patterns and how you feel during the day. Your health care provider may want to interview your bed partner about the quantity and quality of your sleep. In some cases, you may be referred to a sleep center for special tests.

From: An Overview of Insomnia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  The National Sleep Foundation. American Insomnia Association.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 6, 2019

SOURCES:  The National Sleep Foundation. American Insomnia Association.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 6, 2019

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