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Nicklaus Children's Brain Institute Pediatric Sleep Laboratory


What is insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which children have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep at night.

What are the signs/symptoms?

  • Excessive Daytime Sleep
  • Sleeping difficulty
  • School performance problems
  • Irritability/mood swings
  • Depression
  • Hyperactivity
  • Decreased attention span
  • Aggression
  • Memory problems

What causes insomnia?

  • Caffeine (sodas, teas, energy drinks)
  • Stress
  • Medical disorders (asthma, eczema, heartburn, fibromyalgia)
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders (autism, Down Syndrome)

How is insomnia treated?

  • Change in bedtime habits
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Behavioral modification

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3200 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
Tel: (954) 385-6200
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Nicklaus Children's
Dan Marino Outpatient Center

2900 S. Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33331
Tel: (305) 662-8366

For inquiries regarding a sleep disorder,
please call (305) 662-8330.

To schedule Sleep Lab appointment,
please call (305) 663-8413.

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