Health Tip: Seeing a Doctor About Sleep

Health Tip: Seeing a Doctor About Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Along with regular exercise and a healthy diet, sleep is essential for good health. If you're not getting enough zzzs, you should talk with your doctor.

The womenshealth.gov says a doctor visit is in order if:

  • You frequently have difficulty sleeping and can't find relief.

  • You wake during the night, gasping for air.

  • Your partner tells you that while you sleep, you stop breathing for short periods.

  • You snore loudly.

  • You wake in the morning not feeling refreshed.

  • You frequently fall asleep during the day.