Help! I Can’t Sleep! Make an Appointment Ask a Question Search Conditions This information has been reviewed and approved by Jack D. Edinger, PhD (February 2016). Want to use this on your website? Fill out the content usage request form and then copy this code: Summary: Help! I Can’t Sleep! Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and includes having difficulty falling asleep, waking often during the night, waking up too early or just feeling that your sleep isn't refreshing. What Causes Insomnia? And What You Can Do About It. Stress Relaxation Techniques Deep Breathing Meditation Biofeedback Environment Eliminate Noises and Odors Turn Off Lights Safety Concerns Health Conditions Talk with Doctor Talk with Therapist Medicine/Stimulants Adjust Medication Dose with Doctor Reduce Caffeine Poor Sleep Habit Keep the Same Wake/Sleep Time Daily Cool/Dark Bedroom Relaxing Bedtime Routine No Electronics in Bedroom No Exercise 2 Hours Before Bed Learn more about insomnia. More Information on Sleep Insomnia: Lifestyle Management Insomnia FAQs Medicines that Cause Insomnia Medical Conditions that Cause Insomnia Relaxation Techniques for Insomnia Don’t Let Daylight Saving Time Trigger Insomnia Tips for Avoid Insomnia and Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Make an Appointment Programs & Services Find a Doctor You may use this infographic or our Help! I Can’t Sleep! (pdf) with permission by completing our content usage request form.