The 10 main reasons for insomnia

Do you have trouble falling asleep or do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, your case is not unique. There are several reasons for insomnia that make people having sleep trouble, you may be surprised to discover some of the causes.

The 10 main reasons for insomnia

Pain - If you have any pain, you may sleep differently, and it’s possible that you wake up several times during the night. Once awakened, you become aware of the pain and you will probably have trouble getting to sleep.
Stress - Important events such as divorce or job loss can prevent you from sleeping, but even small things like normal everyday worries, may bother you at night when you should be prepared to sleep.
Anxiety - disturbing Feeling that something is wrong, that can prevent you from falling asleep.
Depression – the symptoms of depression include excessive sleeping, and insomnia.

Certain medications - The most common include antidepressants, the medications for colds and flu that contain alcohol, painkillers that contain caffeine, diuretics, corticosteroids, thyroid hormones and medications for hypertension. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if your medications may have this effect and, if so, then if some changes could be made.
Caffeine, nicotine and alcohol - small amounts can be enough to prevent you from sleeping well.

Health problems - chronic pain, breathing difficulties, asthma, allergies, Parkinson's disease, hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, cancer, restless leg syndrome, or frequent urination are many causes of insomnia.
Consult your doctor to treat your health problems adequately.
Lifestyle changes - changes in your environment or your work schedule can disrupt the natural sleep-wake cycle of your body.
Bad sleep habits - An irregular sleep schedule, participating in stimulating activities before going to bed, uncomfortable room, and a meal too late at night are all factors that can prevent you from falling asleep easily and stay asleep all the night.
 "Insomnia learned" - Trouble that occurs when you worry too much you cannot sleep, and the fact of worry keeps you awake.

Many of these reasons for insomnia are preventable, so ask your healthcare professional to learn how to cope with your problems and sleep better.

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