Insomnia is a symptom of another problem and can be caused by any of a number of factors. If you suffer from insomnia, it disturbs your waking
hours as well as your sleeping hours, since you’re likely to feel sleepy during the day and have trouble concentrating on tasks after a poor night’s sleep.
Psychological Factors – Some people seem more likely than others to experience insomnia during times of stress.
Psychiatric Problems – Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of depression. Poor sleep can also affect people with anxiety and other
Treatment Options for Insomnia
Seek help if your sleep has been disturbed for more than a month, or if it interferes with the way you feel or function during the day. Sometimes
insomnia can be helped through education alone, particularly in patients whose insomnia stems from poor sleep habits. Maintaining good sleep
habits can help with many disorders, not just Insomnia. In other cases, medication or evaluation and treatment by a psychiatrist or psychologist
may be prescribed.