Insomnia in Toledo, OH

Sleep is critical for your overall well-being as it plays an essential role in cognitive, physiological, as well as emotional processes and control. If you experience chronic sleep issues and live in and around the greater Toledo, OH, vicinity, The Sisters of Hope in Psychiatry offers treatment options for those facing insomnia, primarily when those sleep disturbances are associated with underlying mental health issues.

What is Insomnia?

Insomnia refers to a common sleep disorder that is characterized by a pattern that includes difficulty –

  • Falling asleep.
  • Staying asleep.
  • Experiencing restful sleep – all of which has the potential to affect your physical/mental health significantly.  

How Can Insomnia Be Treated Medically?

Fortunately, various options include –


In the therapy realm, insomnia can be treated with -

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

CBT-I refers to a type of evidence-based therapy specifically structured to manage insomnia as it assists in helping those struggling with sleep issues to identify and change their behavior and thoughts that may be adding to their sleep issues. A trained psychiatric professional can help you -

  • Develop healthier sleep habits by improving your environment.
  • Reduce existing anxiety about sleep.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

This option offers effective relaxation techniques that can diminish stress and anxiety, which leads to more restful sleep.

Treating Underlying Mental Health Conditions

If insomnia is associated with depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder, a therapist can address this underlying condition, which can help improve the quality of one's sleep.

Managing Medications

A qualified healthcare provider can prescribe medications that may help with the short-term relief of insomnia.

Modifying Lifestyle Choices

Psychiatric professionals can offer valuable guidance regarding lifestyle adjustments that can contribute to good sleep hygiene. Among the lifestyle modifications that may help design a pattern of restful sleep include -  

  • Develop a reasonable sleep schedule – and stick to it.
  • Avoid the following stimulants before bedtime –
    • Caffeine.
    • Alcohol.
    • Heavy Meals.
  • Limit electronic screen time before retiring for the night.  
  • Implement stress-reduction techniques/effective coping strategies to manage emotional moments or events.
  • Create a comfortable environment conducive to sleep.
  • Exercise regularly.

Remember that regular check-ins with a therapist or psychiatric professional can help ensure you stay on top of your progress and make treatment adjustments should they be needed.

Contact Sisters of Hope in Psychiatry Today for Help With Insomnia

It's important to note that the treatment of insomnia should be tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. Contact Sisters of Hope in Psychiatry, with two convenient Ohio locations – at 419-963-4299 (Toledo, OH) and 734-530-3242 (Lambertville, OH) or online.

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