By: Researcher Taymur
Sleeplessness is a common sleeping condition that makes sleeping or sleep difficult for you. This contributes to sleep during the day and does not feel relaxed or calm when you wake up.
Approximately 50% of adults suffer occasional insomnia according to the Cleveland Clinic. One in ten people report a chronic sleeplessness.
Sleeplessness can affect everyone, but in women and older adults is considerably more common. It may last, last or last for a few days or weeks. Causes of insomnia are normal, such as pressure, menopause and certain medical conditions.
Some types of insomnia are present. The duration of each type and how it affects your sleep and the underlying cause are characterized.
Acute insomnia may take some days to a couple of weeks to last for short-term insomnia. It is the most frequent insomnia type.
Acute insomnia is also known as insomnia of transition, because it usually occurs in times of stress such as a beloved’s death or starting a new job.
Acute insomnia can also be caused in combination with stress:
- due to environmental factors as noise or light
- sleeping disturb due to hotel or new home
- facing physical discomfort such as pain
- difficult to remain in a comfortable position
- certain medications
- due to illness
- having jet lag
Insomnia is persistent when you have trouble sleeping for at least one month at least three days a week.
However the primary or secondary insomnia can be chronic. Because primary chronic insomnia, also referred to as idiopathic insomnia, has no apparent causes or underlying medical condition.
Secondary sleeplessness is more common, also known as comorbid insomnia. It’s chronic insomnia with a different disease.
Chronic insomnia cases include:
- however chronic medical conditions include diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, hyperthyroidism
- because some medical chronic such as obstructive and central sleep apnea
- so mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety,
- however mental health conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- therefore medications such as antidepressants and beta blockers
- due to caffeine and other stimulants, such as alcohol and nicotine
- because some lifestyle issues, including frequent travel and jet lag
- therefore some factors in working like rotating shift work, and napping
Sleep problems are caused by insomnia. Such insomnia can be chronic or short-term.
Because any cause of acute and chronic sleeplessness can make sleep difficult. So the most common causes are psychological or psychiatric problems. Therefore stress, anxiety or depression are among them.
Therefore according to a study in 2009, people with chronic sleep disorder, including rubber leg syndrome and intermittent limb movement disorder, often have another sleep disorder.
You could also avoid falling asleep with caffeine and other stimulants.
Therefore sleeplessness is difficult to sleep or wake up too early and has difficulty going to bed. So this sort of insomnia makes you worry that you cannot fall asleep and fall asleep. However this interferes further with sleep and creates a fatal cycle.
Insomnia may be caused by disorders of mental health, such as depression. Additional medical conditions that may wake you up include:
- sleep apnea
- asthma and other respiratory conditions
- restless leg syndrome
- periodic limb movement disorder
- gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Behavioral insomnia of childhood
Each of the different insomnia forms can interfere with your daytime performance. By particular, acute sleeplessness can be handled at home. Untreated, the risk of depression and other serious diseases can rise with chronic insomnia.
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