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Why is a sleep diary important when you see your doctor for insomnia treatment?

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A sleep diary can provide accurate information on how long it takes you to fall asleep, how often you wake up during the night, how much you nap, and other important details.

SOURCES:

American Sleep Association: “Insomnia.”

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: “Talking to Your Doctor About Insomnia.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

American Sleep Association: “Insomnia.”

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: “Talking to Your Doctor About Insomnia.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 23, 2017

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