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Posted on Apr 23, 2015 |

Insomnia – Lack of Sleep

Insomnia – Lack of Sleep

       A sufficient 8hrs sleep makes a person healthy and happy. Sleep makes the body and mind relax, and generates kit start energy for the next day. In the present life style many struggle to sleep peacefully / continuously. No matter how tired you are you don’t feel sleepy, suddenly wake up in the middle of night and stare at the watch. Insomnia is a common problem that takes control of your energy, mood, health, and ability to function during the day.

        There are two types of Insomnia: Actue & Chronic. Chronic Insomnia can lead to serious health problems. Chronic Insomnia lasts for a month or longer. Simple changes to your lifestyle and daily habits can put a stop to the sleepless nights. Acute Insomnia is common and common in situations like stress at work, family pressures, or a traumatic event. Acute Insomnia lasts for days or weeks.

Symptoms of Insomnia:

  • Difficulty falling asleep despite being tired
  • Waking up frequently during the night
  • Waking up too early in the morning
  • Exhausting sleep
  • Trouble getting back to sleep when awakened
  • Daytime drowsiness, fatigue, or irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating during the day

Causes:

  • Stress – at work, home
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • If on medications, some medicines might be the cause
  • Night shift jobs / work