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What treatments are there for sleep disorders?

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Depending upon the diagnosis and the specific sleep disorder, treatment may include such methods as:

  • Appliances (for disorders such as sleep apnea).

  • Changes in routine (a regular schedule for sleeping and waking).

  • Medication (sleeping pills, antidepressants).

  • Changes in diet (a reduction in the intake of alcohol and caffeine and other stimulants).

  • Stress reduction.

  • A regular exercise program.

  • Weight reduction.

  • Psychotherapy.

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