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What comes first, insomnia or depression? (HINT: It doesn’t matter)
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What comes first, insomnia or depression? (HINT: It doesn’t matter)

Ever wondered what came first, the insomnia or the depression? Most people have an opinion about this issue. The opinions usually take one of two forms. 1. “I’m only depressed because I can’t sleep. If only I could get some decent sleep I’d be fine.” or 2. “I can’t sleep because I’m depressed so there’s...

Out of bed or out of your mind?
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Out of bed or out of your mind?

Ever had trouble sleeping because you couldn’t shut your mind off? Welcome to the club. An uncooperative mind is probably the most common reason people have for trouble sleeping. Most people have tried counting backwards, counting sheep, visualizing their “happy place,” and listening to relaxing music. Unfortunately, the almost never work consistently. I believe that...

“No-Pills” Insomnia Treatments Hard to Find in Healthcare Despite 40 Years of Research
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“No-Pills” Insomnia Treatments Hard to Find in Healthcare Despite 40 Years of Research

Sleep medications, often called “Z drugs” (Ambien, Lunesta, and Sonata), are the most commonly prescribed insomnia medications worldwide and account for about $285 million in healthcare costs per year in the united states alone. However, a new evaluation of data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration suggest that the effects of these medications are...

Insomnia: Is It All In Your Nose?
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Insomnia: Is It All In Your Nose?

For many people with insomnia finding a satisfying solution can be challenging. After trying various self-help methods, over-the-counter pills, or even prescription medications, it’s not uncommon to end up feeling like your sleep problem is simply due to stress or even “all in your head.” A growing body of research would suggest that your insomnia...

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Learn more about Robert N. Glidewell, PsyD, CBSM

Robert N. Glidewell, PsyD, CBSM, is a licensed clinical psychologist and one of less than 200 psychologists world-wide to be awarded certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He has extensive advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders to include a mini-fellowship at the Duke University insomnia...

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