Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Are you feel a struggle to sleep?
Then it means you’re suffering from insomnia.
Let’s see what is this insomnia? How to avoid it?
Insomnia is a persistent difficulty with sleep initiation, duration, consolidation, or quality of your life. Insomnia is when you have trouble falling or staying asleep.
We know sleeping is a major point in physically and mentally restoring yourself for them ahead. I think it’s no need to say how awful one night of bad sleep can make you feel.
Most people say that about eight hours of sleep is an adequate amount, however, it’s different from person to person depending on their sex, age, and health condition, economic difficulty, shift work, long time work at a computer, worrying about upcoming tests, exciting of something, or physical pain.
As far as we know, depression and anxiety are strongly associated with sleeplessness.
Besides, anxiety and depression are the most common feelings people usually face to. The other cause of insomnia is the input of the human body. They are some kinds of drugs people use, some kind of drinks, etc.
Nowadays, many people have suffered from some diseases, so they use some kind of drugs. Then, insomnia is also created by these drugs. Moreover, some fast food like BBQ or hamburgers, hot dogs, etc.; also are reasons for insomnia.
Environmental factors also can contribute to insomnia including an uncomfortable bed, hot or cold temperature and a room that is too bright and noisy.
As a result, people who suffer from insomnia may feel dissatisfied with their sleep and may not feel refreshed when they wake up. It’s can nap not only our energy level and mood but also the quality of our life.
Consequently, insomnia will directly task, such as problems with learning, remembering, daytime fatigue, irritability, negative feelings of well-being, low energy, mood disturbances, and decreased performance at work or school. For people who are suffering from insomnia, it’s very easy to get overweight or obese, high blood pressure, risk of heart disease and risk of diabetes.
An estimated one-third of the population suffers from insomnia. Insomnia the condition can be short-term or can last a long time. Acute insomnia lasts from 1 night to a few weeks.
If it’s happening long terms, then it happens at least 3 nights a week for 3 months or more. People who suffer from Chronic insomnia also suffer from genetic problems such as “Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder”. Some investigate to show that people who have lack sleep are at doubled risk of death.
Mainly there are different kinds of treatments for insomnia. The first thing is we have to change our behavior. This therapy helps us to re-establish healthy sleep patterns. Secondly, we also have to change our daily routine cycle.
If you are a person working a full day don’t do any extra activities just like walking, going to the gym, etc. Then from today try to change it.
If you don’t have time to go to the gym, then you can go for a walk or use stairs (don’t use an elevator), like this kind of method can help you reduce the stress of the day and make you feel relaxed.
And you also can try to do some stress reduction exercises such as Yoga and Meditation or you can listen to calm music.
If you don’t do anything for insomnia right now then the longer you wait to try to cure insomnia the longer and harder it’s going to be.
Mainly there are two main types of insomnia
If it’s primary insomnia, don’t worry it’s not linked with any other health condition or problems.
If it’s secondary insomnia then you have to be more careful. Because this would be happening with some health problems. Mostly depression, arthritis, cancer, or heartburn); pain; medication; or taking too much alcohol are the reason for this insomnia.
Nowadays insomnia is a very common disease among adults. Women are more likely to suffer from insomnia than men.
At last while, there are many ways that one can develop insomnia so I hope we all can avoid this insomnia. If you more care about yourself and even others. Change your bad habits, eat healthy foods, talk with friends, love yourself, and enjoy your life without stress.