• Insomnia Diagnosis and Tests

Diagnosis and Tests

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.
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