It is a condition where a person has difficulty in sleeping. Varied sleep patterns affect health conditions. It is a persistent disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or both, despite the opportunity for adequate sleep. The symptoms are:
• Difficulty falling asleep at night
• Awakening during the night
• Awakening too early
• Not feeling well rested after a night's sleep
• Daytime tiredness or sleepiness
• Irritability, depression or anxiety
• Difficulty paying attention, focusing on tasks or remembering
• Increased errors or accidents
• Tension headaches
• Distress in the stomach and intestines
• Ongoing worries about sleep
HOW IS TROUBLE SLEEPING DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician diagnoses Trouble Sleeping by conducting a physical examination and asking questions about the sleep patterns.
HOW IS TROUBLE SLEEPING TREATED?
Treatment depends on the diagnosis of the problem. If sleep apnea or snoring is the cause of the issue then supportive devices are provided. Medications like sedative and sleeping pills are given to. Besides this, avoiding energetic activities in the night like exercising should be avoided along with eating sugary foods to.
DID YOU KNOW?
A sleep diary is a very useful tool for identifying sleep disorders and sleeping problems and pinpointing both day and nighttime habits that may be contributing to your difficulties. Keeping a record of your sleep patterns and problems will also prove helpful if you eventually find it necessary to see a sleep doctor.