#Insomnia..Do you suffer with sleeping problems?
What are the causes?
Insomnia can be caused by many things including:
Stress: some people develop insomnia in response to a stressful event and it continues even when the stress has been resolved. This is because they have become used to associating the sleeping environment with being alert.
underlying health conditions such as heart disease, respiratory disease, neurological disease, hormonal problems, joint or muscle problems, restless legs, sleep apnoea and long term pain.
alcohol and drug misuse: drinking too much alcohol and taking drugs can affect a person’s sleeping pattern. Stimulants such as nicotine and caffeine may also disturb your sleep.
Symptoms of insomnia
Symptoms of insomnia can include:
- Sleepiness during the day.
- General tiredness.
- Problems with concentration or memory.
The first step in treating insomnia is to find out whether the problem is being caused by an underlying medical condition.
If it is, once the condition has been treated, your insomnia may disappear without the need for further medical help.
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