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CBT-I Is The First-Line Treatment For Midlife Women With Insomnia And Hot Flashes.

Self-reported sleep problems are common in peri- and postmenopausal women and have been identified as a key symptom of the menopausal transition.  Insomnia symptoms, particularly middle-of-the-night or early morning awakenings with inability to return to sleep, are often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes and night sweats. Studies have shown that more frequent and severe hot…

CBT-I Is The First-Line Treatment for Chronic Insomnia

CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia) is the most effective cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for any adult health problem. It is more effective than cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, panic disorder, generalized anxiety, and headaches. CBT-I has also been proven to be the most effective first-line treatment for adults with chronic insomnia. It improves sleep…

CBT-I and Depression

CBT-I has consistently been shown to be the most effective treatment for chronic insomnia. It improves sleep in 75-80% of insomnia patients, is proven more effective than sleeping pill in all studies that have directly compared the two treatments, and reduces or eliminates sleeping pill use in 85-90% of patients. CBT-I achieves these dramatic outcomes…