Certain tests are very useful to diagnose Insomnia-
- History Taking: A doctor will in detail note down all symptoms including your sleep history, sleep habits, medical history and personal history.
- Evaluation: A physical examination is conducted to rule out any medical, surgical or mental diseases. Patient is asked to maintain a diary to track his sleep pattern and the effect it is causing in his daily life.
- Blood tests may be required to rule out other medical causes.
- Polysomnography is study of sleep, which is indicated in some adamant cases.