A sleep disorder Insomnia characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. People having the problem may have one or more of the following symptoms:
~Difficulty in falling asleep
~Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep
~Waking up too early in the morning
~Feeling tired upon waking.
Primary insomnia: means that a person is having sleep problems that are not directly associated with any other health condition or problem.
Secondary insomnia: Secondary insomnia means that a person is having sleep problems because of some other reasons, as health condition (like asthma, depression, arthritis, cancer, or heartburn) or pain.
It also varies in how long it lasts and how often it occurs. It can also come and go, with periods of time when a person has no sleep problems. Acute insomnia can last from one night to a few weeks. Insomnia is called chronic when a person has insomnia at least three nights a week for a month or longer.
Transient insomnia that lasts for less than a week, and can be caused by another disorder, by changes in the sleep environment, by the timing of sleep Its consequences – sleepiness and impaired psychomotor performance are similar to those of sleep deprivation.
Causes – Significant life stress (job loss or change, death of a loved one, divorce, moving). Illness. Emotional aspect. Physical discomfort. Environmental factors like noise, light, or extreme temperatures (hot or cold) that interfere with sleep. Depression. Anxiety. Chronic stress. Nocturnal awakenings. Pain or discomfort at night.
If insomnia makes it hard to work during the day because of sleep and tiredness, health care provider may prescribe sleeping pills for a limited time, as it can help to avoid effects such as drowsiness the following day. But one should avoid using over-the-counter sleeping pills for insomnia since they may have undesired side effects and tend to lose their effectiveness over time.
Here are some tips may help you to get a good night’s sleep:
•Try to go to sleep at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning. Try not to take naps during the day because naps may make you less sleepy at night.
•Avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol in evening as caffeine and nicotine are stimulants and can keep you from falling asleep. Alcohol can cause waking in the night and interferes with sleep quality.
•Get regular exercise! Try not to exercise close to bedtime because it may stimulate and make it hard to fall asleep. Analysis suggests not exercising for at least three to four hours before the time you go to sleep.
•Don’t eat a heavy meal late in the day. A light snack before bedtime, however, may help you sleep.
•Make bedroom comfortable, Be sure that it is dark, quiet, and not too warm or too cold. If light is a problem, try a sleeping mask. If noise is a problem, try earplugs, a fan, or a “white noise” machine to cover up the sounds.
•Follow a routine to help you relax before sleep! Read a book, listen to music, or take a bath.
•If one can’t fall asleep and don’t feel drowsy, get up and read or do something that is not overly stimulating until feels sleepy.
•If you find yourself lying awake worrying about things, try making a to-do list before you go to bed. This may help you to not focus on those worries overnight.
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