Insomnia - leading to poor concentration or mood changes – affects one third of Australians at some point. Good sleep habits and lifestyle changes may help.
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.
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.
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.
Sleep disorders can seriously affect your health and safety. Find out more about managing sleep disorders.
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.
Healthy sleep habits
Also known as ‘sleep hygiene’, good sleep habits – while not easy to master – can boost your productivity and how you feel. Start with these tips.
How to get a good night's sleep, according to science
Up to 40% of Australians don't get enough quality sleep, while poor sleep has been linked to chronic health conditions. Here are 6 tips for better sleep.
The pineal gland is a very small gland in your brain and it is part of the body's endocrine system.
Symptoms of depression
Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.