Insomnia Treatment Options


Struggling to get the right amount of sleep at night can be incredibly frustrating. However, it is also a pretty common issue, and insomniacs make up about 10-35% of the population. Fortunately, those suffering from insomnia, chronic pain, nightmares, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other related issues do have hope. Dr. Jay R. Goldman has dealt with patients in your position before, and that experience helps him guide you in the right direction. Once you get to the root of your issue, you may find that sleep is much easier to come by.

There are a number of standard insomnia treatments out there, but each has its pros and cons. Psychology Today recently took a look at some of these options.

  • Natural – Natural remedies such as melatonin, magnesium and L-tryptophan may work well for some people. However, for those with moderate to severe insomnia, these probably won’t do the job.
  • Drugs – Although many people may fall asleep easier using prescription drugs, these often have side effects (some serious ones, too). In addition, they can be expensive, and require frequent visits to the doctor.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – This treatment allows you to avoid using drugs, and provides excellent hope for a long-term cure. However, some people may find it time consuming, and difficult to find a qualified doctor (fortunately you have one in Dr. Jay R. Goldman).
  • Internet – A recent application called SHUTi has offered hope of being able to assist insomniacs. The treatment takes place online, and many patients have experienced success.

Has the time come to do something about your insomnia? Not getting enough sleep at night causes a number of issues, and isn’t something anyone should have to deal with. If you feel that your situation is hopeless, you haven’t stepped into the office of Dr. Jay R. Goldman. His goal is to get you back on the path to healthy, restorative sleep. Contact Dr. Jay R. Goldman, today, and set up your appointment.

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