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How To Combat Insomnia

April 5th, 2015 | Posted by Jean Alfonso in Uncategorized
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Overview Of Insomnia

  • Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can affect your everyday life.
  • Individuals with insomnia have a problem going to sleep or remaining asleep. They might get up throughout the night.
  • Your sleep disorder might come and go, or it might be a constant problem.
  • A temporary sleep disorder is often linked to temporary stress. Temporary insomnia can continue for days or weeks. It usually gets better within a month.
  • A chronic sleep disorder is long-term. This is referred to as chronic insomnia. It is usually a symptom of another health issue, such as anxiety or chronic pain. Chronic insomnia is less frequent than short-term sleep disorders.

Causes Of Insomnia 

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can affect your everyday life.

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can affect your everyday life.

There are several things that can lead to sleep issues. Insomnia might be triggered by:

  • Anxiety. Stress can be caused by panic about a single incident. Or you might have constant stress, such as concern about work or college.
  • Depression, nervousness, and other psychological or emotional illnesses.
  • Poor sleep routines, such as watching television in bed or not having a steady bedtime routine. If you have a problem sleeping, you might stress about being able to go to sleep. This can make the insomnia worse.
  • Variations in your sleep routine or environment.This includes deviations that occur where you sleep, such as lighting, noise, or going to sleep in a different bed than your own. It also includes deviations in your sleep routine, such as working a late shift.
  • Other health complications, such as discomfort and breathing difficulties.
  • Stimulating substances, like caffeine, as well as some medications, liquor, and drugs.
  • Lack of consistent exercise.

Treating Insomnia

Treatment for insomnia concentrates on the cause of why you can’t sleep well. If you have a medical issue, such as chronic pain, or a psychological problem, such as anxiety, treating that issue might help you sleep better.

  • Go to sleep at the same time every night.
  • Don’t drink alcohol and caffeine a few hours before going to sleep.

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