How to Get Some Sleep – and Get Less Depressed

Most people are aware that insomnia, or difficulty falling and staying asleep, can be one of the major symptoms of depression. Treatment for depression often relieves insomnia, but not always. And what many people don’t realize is that insomnia can come first: Losing sleep leads to fatigue and irritability, and when these symptoms persist, you … More How to Get Some Sleep – and Get Less Depressed

Melatonin and Sleep

At the recent conference of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr Noah Freedman attended a course on the use of melatonin in the treatment of sleep disorders. Here is a summary of what he learned.   Do you have difficulty falling asleep at night, and then difficulty getting up in the morning? Many people, especially younger … More Melatonin and Sleep