Sleep is restorative and necessary for all. Many people deal with the perils of insomnia. Some people would pay for a good night’s sleep. How much is it really worth to you? Yes, they call you Mr. or Ms. “Red-Eyes” but they don’t understand the trouble you have seen. There are three types of basic insomniacs.
A. Initiating Insomnia-Problems getting to sleep. You lay down, count-sheep and drink milk to no-avail.
B. Middle Insomnia-You can get to sleep, but 2 hours later, your up and wondering around. An occasional pee or okay, but my God, several pees is too much. (lol)
C. Terminal Insomnia-“I’m up again at 2:oo a.m. and I can not get back to sleep.” Yes, you still have to go to work , so here we go again.
What are some of the possible causes of Insomnia-Related Diseases:
- Anxiety, Stress and Worry-Family and Relationship Issues
- Medical Illness (Sleep Apnea)
- Work Phase-Shift Problems (Jet-Lag)
- Bad Mattresses
- Noisy Living Environment
- Money Problems
- Chronic Pain
This are just few issues that may hinder a good night’s rest. Just how much sleep does one adult need. usually 4-6 hours is good. A little more is almost heaven, but anything less is a problems. Also, too much sleep could signal “distress” too. be careful not to fall prey to this issue. (hypersomnia) A usual suspect is “Depression” for this one.
What should you do:
- Get a medical evaluation
- Try conservative approaches before even OTC medicines
- Try Melatonin
- Get a Psychiatric Evaluation
- Have your doctor to develop a treatment plan. (i.e. Medicine)
Sleep Hygiene is important to all of us. After a while, you will burn-out if this issues is not handled. It can lead to poor job performance, motor-vehicle accidents, and work-perfomance issues. Handle the problem early and “snatch the sheep down.”
For more information….Read what the Mayo clinic has to say about sleep deprivation http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/insomnia/expert-answers/lack-of-sleep/faq-20057757
or just do like some of my friends do and order some late night cookies…https://insomniacookies.com