Interesting Insomnia facts

September 18, 2009 | In: Medical facts

Insomnia can be classified as transient (short term), intermittent (on and off), and chronic (constant).

About 10 to 15 percent of adults experience insomnia that is chronic or severe.

Chronic insomnia is more complex and often results from a
combination of factors, including underlying physical or
mental disorders.

Some people will develop insomnia like this from something as minor as changes in the weather.

A main effect of insomnia is excessive sleepiness, which can be accompanied with restlessness, fatigue, lethargy, and irritability, among others.

It’s a well known fact the human body and mind cannot survive without sleep.

Switch off the TV and the computer all but 30 minutes before bedtime as their light mimes the strength of sunlight and can keep one awake.

Valerian is known as the best herbal treatment for insomnia, as it decreases nervous system activity. Use as per dosage instructions in the pack.

Stress is a key cause of insomnia in many patients.

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