Today, insomnia is the most common problem in the world. Due to the lack of knowledge, it can be more harmful to the people. To prevent this, we should know about the insomnia causes, symptoms and treatments. Insomnia can damage your life silently, so do not stop reading the article until the page ends.
What is Insomnia?
Do you know what Insomnia is? Insomnia is- at least three nights sleeping disturbance in the week. Sufficient sleep is very important for a healthy life. An adult needs to maintain an average 8 hours sleeping time per night, but 65% people cannot maintain it. Although 1-2 night sleeping disorder is normal, chronic sleep disturbance is called insomnia.
Warning: Insomnia can interfere with daytime works, concentration, and memory. It can increase the risk of car accidents, headaches, and depression. Anxiety and stress, and coffee and alcohol can make the situation worse.
Insomnia causes symptoms and treatments
There have a lot of causes of insomnia and also have the different symptoms for different people. Here I’m going to write the most common causes and treatments of insomnia.
Causes of Insomnia
Caffeine and alcohol: Taking excessive amounts of caffeine, alcohol, smoking and recreational drugs can interrupt natural sleep. Some medication such as decongestants, bronchodilators, and beta-blockers can make sleeping disorder.
Physical Sickness: Gastro-esophageal reflux, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, heart disease, hyperactivity disorder, breathing trouble can prevent sleep.
Neurological problem: Anxiety, depression, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, restless legs syndrome, and post-traumatic stress, etc also cause of insomnia.
Women’s issues: About 30-40 percent of menopausal women suffer from insomnia. It may be for the reason of hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety or fluctuations of the hormone. Also, they can suffer from insomnia during menstrual periods because of hormonal changes.
Higher age: Aging is associated with biological changes, older physical condition and side-effects of medications can lead to insomnia.
Excessive computer work: Due to the daily working pressure we may have to work for a long time on the computer and the internet. But excessive computer work can cause insomnia.
Symptoms of Insomnia:
- Sleeping trouble at night
- Wake-up too early in the morning
- Wake-up frequently during the night time
- Feeling tired even after sleeping
- Anxiety when it is time to sleep
- Tension headaches
Natural treatments of Insomnia:
Change the Lifestyle: Try to do exercise regularly but you should take the expert advice. Avoid the caffeine at night such as- aspirin, diet pills, black tea, and coffee. Maintain the sleeping routine properly. Remember, your bedroom is only for sleeping not to watch the television, mobile chatting, or reading. No mobile, no remote, and no book in bedtime- just say good night.
Nutrition and Supplements: Dairy products, soybeans, preservatives should be eliminated. Increase the intake of leafy green vegetables and fruits and reduce the intake of refined foods such as- white bread, pasta, and sugar. Banana can help to sleep better so try to eat one before bedtime.
Take the Natural Dopamine enhancer to overcome depression that will help to better sleep at night.
Alternative treatments of Insomnia:
You can take the alternative treatments of insomnia such as- Homeopathy, Herbal, Ayurvedic, Aromatherapy and Yoga. All treatments have a good result but you should take the suggestion of a specialist.
Conclusion: You should use your bedroom just for sleep, not use as a theatre or reading room. Make a sleeping routine and go to your bed in exact time daily. Television, Mobile, Newspaper, Gaming tools should be eliminated. I hope you will sleep better tonight.