Insomnia

About- Insomnia is a sleep disorder of difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. 
 
Symptoms-
  • Anxiety
  • Attention problem
  • Daytime fatigue or sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Difficulty focusing on tasks
  • Irritability
  • Memory problem
  • Not feeling well-rested after a night's sleep
  • Waking up during the night or too early in the morning
 
Causes-
  • Acid-reflux disease (GERD)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • An uncomfortable sleep environment
  • Angina
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Brain lesions
  • Brain tumors
  • Cancer
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Chronic pain
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Consumption of Caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol in the late afternoon or evening 
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Eating too much late in the evening 
  • Frequently changing shifts
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heart disease
  • High level of stress
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Irregular bedtime schedule
  • Jet lag from traveling across multiple time zones
  • Mental health disorders
  • Naps
  • Obstructive sleep disorders
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Side effects of certain medications
  • Stimulating activities before bed
  • Stroke
  • Using the bed for work
  • Watching TV. Computers, video games, smartphones or other screens just before bed
  • Working a late or early shift
 
Specialists to visit
Clinical Psychologist
General Physician
Psychiatrist
Sleep Medicine specialist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.cancer.net
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.sleepfoundation.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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