​Help with Trouble Sleeping from the Department of Family Medicine

Sleep problems are common and in many cases can be resolved with lifestyle changes, including:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (talking with a counselor)
  • Medication

If lifestyle changes do not address your sleep issue, or, if based on your discussion with your doctor, your health history, and physical exam it is determined that you may have sleep apnea, you may have to use a machine that can help you to breath more deeply when you sleep.

You may be referred to a sleep testing facility for additional sleep monitoring.

If you have questions about your sleep, contact the Latterman Family Health Center to ask about scheduling a session specifically focused on your sleep problems.

Contact a Family Medicine Health Center

UPMC's Department of Family Medicine has several locations throughout the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

Find a family medicine health center close to you and call us to make an appointment or find out how we can help you with your primary care needs.

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