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Insomnia: The Rush to Sleep A General Assessment of Insomnia: Fundamental Overview, Symptoms, Studies and Treatment of Insomnia.

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Insomnia : The Rush to Sleep

A General Assessment of Insomnia

Fundamental Overview , Symptoms , Studies and Treatment of Insomnia

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This addresses insomnia by examining general views of the writer ‘s interests in the subject , an analysis of the dis , symptoms , current diagnostic /study techniques , clinical psychologists ‘ causes and how the dis is treated

Insomnia : The Rush to Sleep

A General Assessment of Insomnia

Fundamental Overview , Symptoms , Studies and Treatment

As an individual who values and appreciates a good night sleep insomnia , which occurs more often in women and [banner_entry_middle]

in the elderly , has been an increasing personal concern . For all of us , sleep is absolutely critical for normal , healthy daily function

According to the National Institute of Neurological Diss and Stroke , about 40 million people in the United States suffer from chronic long-term sleep diss . Scientists and medical professionals do not fully understand this complicated , physiological phenomenon even though each year and an additional 20 million people suffer sleep problems

Insomnia is the most common sleep dis among the more than 70 different sleep diss . Classifications fall into three categories lack of sleep (e .g , HYPERLINK “http /www .neurologychannel .com /sleepdiss /types .shtml ” \l “ins insomnia , disturbed sleep (e .g , HYPERLINK “http /www .neurologychannel .com /sleepdiss /types .shtml ” \l “apnea obstructive sleep apnea , and excessive sleep (e .g , HYPERLINK “http /www .neurologychannel .com /sleepdiss /types .shtml ” \l “nar narcolepsy

Soon I ceased to sleep altogether , an attack of insomnia set in , so terrible that it nearly made me go off my head . Insomnia does not kill its man unless he kills himself sleeplessness is the most common cause of suicide . But it kills his joie de vivre , it saps his strength , it sucks the blood from his brain and from his heart as a vampire . It makes him remember during the night what he was meant to forget in blissful sleep . It makes him forget during the day what he meant to remember Voltaire was right when he placed sleep in the same level as hope (The Story of San Michele . John Murray , 1975 ) Insomnia , in the clinical sense , is the inability to fall asleep occurring when people feel tired much of the time . Consequently , insomnia disrupts daily life , symptoms resulting from the Diet (e .g , intake of caffeine or alcohol , emotional difficulties such as stress or other underlying diseases . Clear identifiable symptoms include taking more than 45 minutes to get to sleep , frequent awakenings and difficulty getting back to sleep , early morning waking and feeling tired and un-refreshed in the morning Epidemiological data underlying mechanisms and therapy regarding insomnia are somewhat incomplete . Even though insomnia is common clinical problem , research has been minimal (Sleep Diss Diagnosis , Management and Treatment a Handbook for Clinicians , 1962 author , Giora Pillar

Therefore identifying the root cause is problematic . Typically , there is no single cause for insomnia but a number of factors are known to contribute . Lifestyle choices that include dietary habits of eating late at night and excessive travel encountering jet lag . A… [banner_entry_footer]

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