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There are currently two types of insomnia and both can be detrimental to your health. The effects of both are the same, however the difference between the two is the cause of your insomnia.
Chronic insomnia – Your insomnia is unrelated to any problems or previous health conditions
Acute Insomnia – Your trouble sleeping is related to medication, a previous health condition (e.g., cancer, depression, arthritis, asthma etc.), or substance misuse (e.g., Alcohol, drugs etc.), or pain.
The cause of your insomnia varies on the type that you may have. Based on your type there might be different causes to your problem. These causes will allow you to see and understand how or why you may have this sleep condition.
Understanding and identifying whether you have insomnia or not could be challenging. This disorder has many symptoms, so you could confuse yourself. Carefully read the symptoms and self-evaluate. Remember in order to have insomnia you would exhibit one or more of the following symptoms:
Insomnia could contribute to several mental and physical effects in the daytime, which almost always remain unnoticed. Without realizing it day to day activities can get impacted and influenced by your insomnia. Lack of sleep not only can impact your performance at work; it also impacts your home life, relationships, mood, and even mental health.
Insomnia is a disease that can potentially destroy your life and your relationships. Sleep is very important in regulating a healthy lifestyle, and when your body is not getting enough not only does it lead to bad performance, moodiness, mental health issues, but it can also impact your general appearance, cause weight gain, poor balance and coordination, and also memory issues. This effect together can make basic day to day tasks impossible.
The sleep you have lost interferes with the functioning of your brain. Affecting your overall mood, leaving you vulnerable to depression as well as other mood-related conditions. Sour mood and irritability are adverse effects of insomnia that are typical among insomnia patients.
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