Insomnia is when you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep as well as waking up too early in the morning. Everyone is subject to a bad night of impacts your sleep, but also your daily life. There are two types, including:
Short-term insomnia: This type is brief and lasts for up to three months. It occurs in 15 to 20 percent of people.
Chronic insomnia: This occurs at least three times per week and lasts for at least three months. About 10 percent of people have this type.
Symptoms of Insomnia
• Problems with attention, concentration or memory (cognitive impairment)
• Poor performance at school or work
• Moodiness or irritability
• Daytime sleepiness
• Impulsiveness or aggression
• Lack of energy or motivation
• Errors or accidents
• Concern or frustration about your sleep
Treatment for Insomnia
Although insomnia is common, it can be treated safely and effectively with the help of the desert sleep disorders center. Treatment options may include:
- Sleep Hygiene – practicing good sleep habits and establishing a bedtime routine
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – techniques for stress reduction, relaxation and sleep schedule management.
- Medications – in some cases, certain medications may, but should only be taken as recommended by your provider.
If you or a loved one suffers from one of these symptoms, contact Sleep Center at Comprehensive today to schedule a sleep study. We offer consultation, evaluation and treatment plans for those with this disorder and other sleep disorders that are similar. Contact us today to schedule a sleep study.
About Sleep Center at Comprehensive
The Sleep Center at Comprehensive, a division of Comprehensive Cancer Centers and Lung Center of Nevada, provides patients with sleep disorders with a wide range of treatment options for those in Southern Nevada and beyond.