Remedy To Your Insomnia – Therapy, Not Pills

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People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors’ group advised Monday.

Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don’t like doing it and even if doctors often don’t know how to do it, the American College of Physicians said in new guidelines on insomnia.

“The evidence is quite strong that cognitive behavioral therapy is effective. It works. It’s long-lasting and it has the potential to decrease cost to the health care system,” Dr. Wayne Riley, president of the American College of Physicians, told NBC News.

A team at the organization looked at research on insomnia and at an evidence review by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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Source Credits: Maggie Fox in NBC News Health

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