What is Insominia?
Insomnia is the perception of inadequate or poor quality sleep because of one or more of the following:
- Difficulty falling asleep
- Waking up frequently during the night with difficulty returning to sleep
- Non-refreshing sleep
- Waking up too early in the morning
Insomnia may cause problems during the day such as fatigue, a lack of energy, difficulty concentrating and irritability. Insomnia can be associated with depression or other psychiatric disorders. It can be seen as people age. It can be associated with stress or changes in the surrounding environment. Insomnia can also be a side effect of medication or seen with multiple medical conditions.