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Insomnia

Insomnia - leading to poor concentration or mood changes – affects one third of Australians at some point. Good sleep habits and lifestyle changes may help.

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Treatment for insomnia

Learning healthy sleep habits and changing your lifestyle may help in the treatment of insomnia – it usually goes away without the need for further treatment.

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Insomnia types, symptoms and causes

Having persistent insomnia can affect your everyday life. Learn more here about the different types of insomnia, the symptoms and the various causes.

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Temazepam

Temazepam is a medicine that is usually used to treat sleeping problems or insomnia. To get temazepam, you will need a prescription written for you by a doctor.

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Sleep disorders

Sleep disorders can seriously affect your health and safety. Find out more about managing sleep disorders.

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Could a pair of glasses help you sleep?

Body clock disorders and challenges like jet lag could possibly be helped by a special type of glasses that shine light into the wearer’s eyes.

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Safe use of sleeping pills

Sleeping pills are drugs designed to help you fall asleep or stay asleep, such as in the treatment of insomnia. Learn more about the types and associated risks.

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Pineal gland

The pineal gland is a very small gland in your brain and it is part of the body's endocrine system.

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Antihistamines

Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more here about how they are used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.

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Heroin and mental health

Heroin users are likely to develop mental health problems. Heroin is highly addictive, but there are many treatment options available for heroin users trying to kick the habit.

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Sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis is a normal sleeping state which prevents you acting out your dreams. Find out about its causes, and preventative measures.

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