[tags: Sleep, Insomnia, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm] - Insomnia is a sleep disorder that can be not being able to fall asleep or not being able to stay asleep.
[tags: Sleep, Insomnia, Sleep disorder, Circadian rhythm] - Insomnia is a sleep disorder that can be not being able to fall asleep or not being able to stay asleep.About 60 million people are affected by insomnia every year in adults and in children. Acute insomnia can last a few weeks or just one night.
Fluctuations in female and stress hormones play a major role in insomnia in women.
Insomnia is perpetuated be psychological distress provoked by this lifestyle.
From the constant waking up throughout the night to the not even being able to fall asleep this disorder causes major complications to the body. (n.d.) some of the symptoms include low energy, difficulty concentrating, and irritability in mood.
Aswell as complications it is also shown that it hazardous according to Detection and Prevention (n.d) “Being awake for 18 hours is equal to a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08%, which is legally drunk and leaves you at equal risk for a cra...
According to Rogers, Zarick and Roth (2000), stress-induced situations may be the most universal causes of the disorder (Nordin, 2005).
From work to school, to social life, society is running on an empty tank.[tags: Sleep, Disorder] - Insomnia – The Sleeplessness It has been observed that many of us suffer from sleeping problems and the number could be as high as 30% of the entire population. Drugs in most of the cases do not necessarily help you in getting sleep. Some portion of this article might give you helpful insight to the problems related to sleeplessness and frequently waking up from the sleep.At times it is amusing to see many of us resorting to various options to get sleep, instead we should be focussing primarily at simple steps like going to bed when our mind and body are really tired, and if sleeplessness is a regular phenomenon, then we must stay...Commonly the likely causes of insomnia are to be associated with increasing age, female gender, stressful work and physical workload (Akertedt., 2003) which generally has a significant negative impact on an individual’s work, physical, and social performance along with the total quality of life.Moreover the economic burden aliened, especially in terms of loss of productivity, work-related accidents and absenteeism, are vast.Insomnia is defined as chronic when a person can’t sleep at least three nights a week for a month period or longer.Some causes of acute insomnia can include: stress, illness, physical or emotional discomfort, and when sleep schedule is interfered....The DSM-IV states that ‘many individuals with primary insomnia have a history of light or easily disturbed sleep’ (Drake et al, 2003, p167).Numerous studies over the years have also revealed medical conditions, hormonal fluctuations in women, genetic factors, responses to change or stress and working conditions to be the primary causes of insomnia.In one study, people on night shifts or on scheduled of two and three shifts tended to suffer more from sleep-related problems, including insomnia, than those of day shifts.The growing body of evidence suggests that shift work is associated with menstrual irregularities, reproductive disturbance, and risk of adverse pregnancy and sleep disturbance in women often leading to a prime cause in insomnia (Layback., 2002).