Struggling with Bipolar Insomnia? - Here Are the Coping Skills You Want!

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Bipolar disorders can cause many sleep problems. Insomnia is one of them. This short article talks about ways to cope with such insomnia. Ways to deal with insomnia include:
  • Keep a sleep diary
  • Avoid overstimulating activity near bedtime such as smartphone, TV, and computer
  • Use the hormone melatonin at bedtime
  • Stop drinking alcohol and coffee
  • Keep your bedroom dark and quiet
  • More exercise during daytime
Of course, you should always consult your doctor about these coping skills before you use them.   Keyword: bipolar insomnia