The National Institutes of Health estimates that roughly 30 percent of the general population complains of sleep disruption.
While most adults experience occasional or acute insomnia as the result of stress or other problems, chronic insomnia – defined as difficulty sleeping at least three nights a week for three months – is a serious condition. Chronic insomnia can lead to other health problems, including depression.
Insomniacs will experience one or more of these symptoms:
The Insomnia Specialty Care Clinic at MUSC utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to insomnia that features:
To schedule an assessment appointment, call 843-792-9162.
To learn more about insomnia, visit the National Sleep Foundation website.
Read an informative article on insomnia and depression published in the New York Times.
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