Insomnia - Healthy Living Association

Definition:

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that involves trouble falling asleep and staying asleep.

As a result, insomnia sufferers often struggle with fatigue, low energy, irritability, depression, and difficulties with focus and concentration.

Insomnia can also be caused by other underlying conditions such as chronic stress, pain, heartburn, and menopause, as well as certain substances like caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol.

Recent studies indicate eating a diet high in sugars and carbohydrates may also promote insomnia.

Bottom line:

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Examples of insomnia in a sentence:

“I think I’m starting to develop a bad case of insomnia – I can’t seem to fall asleep.”

“The bags under Nicole’s eyes makes me think she’s got insomnia.”

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