Insomnia

Can't sleep? You're definitely not alone. Check back here for the latest tips to treat your insomnia; stories from others who have lived through it; and ideas for how to function at home and at work despite your lack of sleep.

10 Mistakes Insomnia Sufferers Regularly Make

The very things that many insomniacs do to improve their sleep can actually harm their sleep.

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Sleep Solutions

There are more ways to tackle insomnia than you might think.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Ask The Expert: Meena Khan. M.D.

Meena Khan, M.D., is associate professor of neurology and sleep medicine at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Team Up

Frank communication is often the ticket to finding sleep solutions that work for you.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Insomnia 101

Sleepless? You're not alone. More than one-third of Americans rate their sleep as "poor" or "only fair."

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Insomnia Magazine Download

Download your free copy of the HealthCentral Insomnia Guide today.

Your Doctor-Visit Prep Toolbox

To help you have a more meaningful and productive doctor visit, here are tools, trackers, and preparation tips for your next appointment.

Therapy Was My Game Changer

A therapist's holistic approach turned things around for Kyle Elliot.

By Beth Howard

Not Getting Enough Sleep? You May Feel More Pain

Pain can make it difficult to sleep, but does a lack of sleep also affect pain levels? A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests it does.

By Diane Domina

Could Your Sleeping Pill Keep You From Hearing a Fire Alarm?

Some sleeping pills can impair your ability to wake up in response to a threatening situation, such as the smell of smoke or the sound of a fire alarm.

By Diane Domina

Stars, They’re Just Like Us: They Have Insomnia, Too

No much how much fame or fortune you have, insomnia can strike you, too. Just ask George Clooney.

By Martin Reed

Meet the Experts

Martin Reed

Patient Expert

Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Martin Reed

Patient Expert

Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.