Sleep Disorder: Insomnia

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The symptoms of insomnia vary from person to person and may include any of the following:

Difficulty falling asleep,
Awakening during sleep and having trouble going back to sleep.
Awakening too early in the morning.
Feeling unrefreshed upon
Daytime irritability, drowsiness,
anxiety, and/or nonproductivity at work.

Chronic sleep deprivation results in memory and concentration problems. There may be excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue, which in turn may lead to occupational stress and marital disharmony.

Based on the duration of symptoms, insomnia is classified as:

Transient Insomnia:
When symptoms last for less than two weeks it is transient insomnia.

Intermittent Insomnia:
Insomnia is intermittent when repetitive episodes of transient insomnia occur.

Chronic Insomnia:
When symptoms last for at least a month, it is known as chronic insomnia.

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insomnia...please help me how to treat or overcome this.. its hard for me to find asleep at night.. i felt asleep by 11 0'clock night and then i woke up at around 2 am in the morning.. after that i cant sleep anymore until 6 am in the morning.
aimee Sunday, December 13, 2009
its ok. just dont panic. see a therapist if the problem persists because there could be an underlying anxiety problem. work out different methods of what to do if you cant fall asleep instead of stressing out over the problem
marly7 Wednesday, January 04, 2012

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