By Dr. Laura Avila
Clinical Health Psychologist, Pulmonary Clinic
Insomnia is one of the most frequent problems I encounter among patients (and staff!). Whether it is the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, or wake up ready to go, insomnia is very frustrating. However, insomnia is also very treatable.
Sleep is a very natural, automatic process. The brain left to itself, without any interference, would likely maintain a very balanced and protective sleep-wake cycle.
The following tips have been found by sleep experts to be effective in managing insomnia: