A joint program of Rutgers and RWJ University Hospital offers range of sleep studies and treatment options for patients of all ages.

For more than 30 years, Donna* believed her chronic insomnia was something she and medical science couldn’t change. Most nights, she had difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Her doctors prescribed various medicines that did little to help.

Donna pushed her way through an ever-present blanket of fatigue to succeed in her career and raise three children. Yet the insomnia took its toll. “I was exhausted, I was irritable,” she says. “I somehow managed to have energy for things I needed and wanted to do, but I was sleep deprived. It was part of my life.”