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How do doctors diagnose insomnia?

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You'll talk to your doctor and get an evaluation, which may include a physical exam, a medical history, and answering questions about your sleep. You may need to keep a sleep diary for a week or two, tracking your sleep patterns and how you feel during the day. Your doctor may want to ask the person you sleep with about the quantity and quality of your sleep. In some cases, your doctor may refer you to a sleep center for special tests.

From: Insomnia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  The National Sleep Foundation. American Insomnia Association.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 06, 2019

SOURCES:  The National Sleep Foundation. American Insomnia Association.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 06, 2019

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