Difficulty Sleeping

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Insomnia / Difficulty Sleeping

Insomnia is defined as difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, or both, despite adequate opportunity and time to sleep, leading to impaired daytime functioning.  Insomnia may be due to poor quality or quantity of sleep.

Insomnia is very common and occurs in 30% to 50% of the general population.  Approximately 10% of the population may suffer from chronic insomnia.  Insomnia affects people of all ages including children, although it is more common in adults and its frequency increases with age.  In general, women are affected more frequently than men.

What causes insomnia?

Insomnia may have many causes.  Here are some situational and stress factors leading to insomnia:

  • Jet Lag
  • Physical discomfort (hot, cold, lighting, noise, unfamiliar surroundings)
  • Working different shifts
  • Stressful life situations (divorce or separation, death of a loved one, losing a job, preparing for an event or exam)
  • Illicit drug use
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Caffeine intake prior to going to bed
  • Alcohol intoxication or withdrawal
  • Certain medications

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene can play an important role in insomnia.  Poor sleep hygiene includes physical factors such as using your bedroom for things other then sleeping, eating or exercising prior to sleep, going to bed hungry, sleeping in a room with too much noise or lighting and doing work in bed.

What are the symptoms of insomnia?

  • Daytime fatigue
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Mood changes
  • Poor attention and concentration
  • Lack of energy
  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Increased errors and mistakes

 At Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing we understand how important a good nights sleep is.  Call us today if you have had difficulty falling asleep and constantly wake up in the middle of the night.  We may be able to help.  Call us at 239-596-1896 for more information.



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*Disclaimer: the results are not typical and will vary depending on a variety of factors