Insomnia | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Could my insomnia be a sign of another condition?
  • How can exercise help with insomnia?
  • Are there herbal supplements that help with insomnia? Are there any side effects to be aware of?
  • What types of over-the-counter medicine can help me sleep.
  • Are there prescription medicines that treat insomnia?
  • Does insomnia run in families?


Nonpharmacologic Management of Chronic Insomnia by Parul Harsora, MD and Jennifer Kessmann, MD (American Family Physician January 15, 2009,

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 07/96