You might be included in 40% of adult people who get insomnia, a common sleeping disorder in America. Insomnia involves getting difficulty to sleep, waking up and getting difficulty to sleep again, or frequently getting up earlier.
If you experience this kind of sleeping disorder for several days, you might get temporary insomnia. If you experience it for several weeks, you might get short term insomnia. However, this problem will be serious if you experience it every night in a week and you do not experience it again after a month or even more.
The most common insomnia is insomnia that is more and more, and finally you get restless because of it. Insomnia itself is not a disease, but it is a symptom of other problems that involve physical, emotional, and behavioral problems.
To get the best solution, find first the causal factors of sleeping disorder. The followings are several causal factors of sleeping disorder.
Many experts consider that stress is the main causal factor of short term sleeping disorder. You might get stress because of your job pressure, marriage problem, chronic disease, or dead presence in your family. You usually do not get insomnia anymore when the situation that makes you get stress ends.
If your body still produces stress hormone before sleeping, the hormone will constrain the production of melatonin, a hormone that organizes circadian rhythm. High stress can also constrain the recovery effect of growth hormone that can help the formation of new cells.
2. Alcohol and caffeine
Consuming alcohol and caffeine, especially if you consume them too close to sleeping time will disturb your profound sleep. Caffeine is an incentive substance that makes you get difficulty to sleep. Its effect will be dependable for 10 hours after consuming it, especially for old people who have slower metabolism.
Meanwhile, even though alcohol is a tranquilizer and able to help you fall asleep fast, it also stirs your sleep up thoroughly after its effect is lost.
3. Sick and chronic condition medically
Some people can not sleep well because of a medical condition that makes them comfortable. The illness because of arthritis, the heat in stomach, the wound in back, and headache can make you wake up and sleep again difficultly.
A random research in America reports that a half of adult people experiences sickness that disturbs their sleeping for 10 nights or more per month. The chronic conditions like Parkinson and diabetes make you get difficulty to sleep, so you will stay awake all night.
4. The production of hormone that is up and down
In the beginning and final of menstruation cycle, the low progesterone rate can cause you to get difficulty to sleep. If you consider that hormone is one of causal factors of sleeping disorder, make a note about your daily sleep in a month. It might help you to determine the period that you should avoid to consume caffeine, alcohol, and other things that can disturb your sleep.
The fluctuation of estrogen rate also can cause you to get difficulty to sleep during menopause. To solve it, you can do the replacement therapy of estrogen.
The certain medicines like corticosteroid and some medicines to cope with high blood pressure, asthma, and depression can disturb your sleep. Medicine to cope with thyroid gland also can disturb your sleep if its dose is too high.
Many common medicines that include medicine to cope with clogged nose and medicine to lose your weight contain incentive substance like pseudo ephedrine. Some formulas from aspirin also contain caffeine. If you get sleeping disorder, you can check your medicines out with doctor help.
Depressed people usually sleep less and get sleeping disorder in the beginning of REM sleeping. Based on a research, 90% of depressed people get sleeping disorder. This problem includes waking up earlier and sleeping too much. In this case, anti depression medicine can be the solution.