Sleep Disorders

8 Questions to Ask Before Taking Sleeping Pills for Insomnia


How long have I had sleep issues?

What does my doctor think?

Could my insomnia be a symptom of an underlying health problem?

Am I eating well and getting enough exercise?

Do I have enough time to dedicate to sleep?

Am I prepared for the potential side-effects?

Am I prepared to come off the sleeping pills?

Have I tried all the alternatives?

Martin Reed

Martin Reed


Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.