Insomnia means you have difficulty falling asleep, that you awaken during the night, or that you wake up too early. You also probably don’t feel rested when you wake up, and you may feel sleepy or tired during the day.
An occasional night of sleeplessness will not harm you. But having insomnia on a regular basis puts you at risk of depression and other mental health disorders. It can also cause or worsen other health conditions, such as heart disease. Sleeplessness carries over from nighttime to daytime, and can affect every aspect of your life, from work to relationships to health. (more…)