Category: Insomnia

Screen Time and Insomnia: What It Means for Teens

For teenagers, sleep plays a critical role in staying healthy, feeling happy, maintaining good grades, and doing well in sports. But sleep doesn’t come easily for some teens. For those who struggle, it’s important to look at their electronic use. Read More

Childhood Insomnia and Sleep Problems

Do your kids frequently wake you up at night because they can’t sleep? Are they restless around bedtime? With these tips, you can help your kids fall and stay asleep (and get some relief yourself!)… Read More

How to Sleep Better

How can I get a better night’s sleep? Sleeping well directly affects your mental and physical health. Fall short and it can take a serious toll on your daytime energy, productivity, emotional balance, and even your weight. Yet many of us regularly toss and turn at night, struggling to get the sleep we need. Getting…

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Pediatric Insomnia

Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep during the night. What is Pediatric Insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes problems falling asleep, staying asleep and waking up too early in the morning. Sleep is crucial to childhood development, and insomnia can lead to health problems or behavioral issues. Insomnia can be…

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Insomnia and your diet

Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint, affecting as many as 30 to 35 percent of adults at some point in their lives, and 8 to 10 percent chronically. There’s more to insomnia than feeling tired after the occasional restless night. An insomnia disorder involves a pattern of sleep disturbance and daytime symptoms. Chronic insomnia is linked…

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How Insomnia Differs From Occasional Sleeplessness

The causes and treatments for insomnia Insomnia is a sleep disorder that disturbs not only a person’s ability to sleep at night, but also a person’s ability function during the day. Someone who suffers from insomnia will find it difficult to fall asleep and/or stay asleep at night, and during the day, the person may suffer from concentration and…

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Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder of difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep. People with insomnia have symptoms that include difficulty falling asleep , waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep, and having sleep that is not refreshing. What is insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have one or more…

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Insomnia and your diet

Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint, affecting as many as 30 to 35 percent of adults at some point in their lives, and 8 to 10 percent chronically. There’s more to insomnia than feeling tired after the occasional restless night. An insomnia disorder involves a pattern of sleep disturbance and daytime symptoms. Chronic insomnia is…

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Effects of Insomnia On the Body

Insomnia Almost everyone experiences insomnia from time to time. Factors such as stress, jet lag, or even diet can affect your ability to get high-quality sleep. In fact, nearly 60 million Americans a year experience insomnia and wake up feeling unrefreshed. Sometimes the problem lasts for a night or two, but in other cases it’s…

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What are Different Types of Insomnia?

This content was created by the National Sleep Foundation There are multiple ways to describe insomnia: Acute insomnia A brief episode of difficulty sleeping. Acute insomnia is usually caused by a life event, such as a stressful change in a person’s job, receiving bad news, or travel. Often acute insomnia resolves without any treatment. Chronic insomnia A…

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