Many people wake up from deep sleep with an alarm, which, unfortunately, signals the start of a new work day. On the other hand, many others wake up inexplicably before For that to happen, and they have no choice but to wait for it to sound, yes, to get out of bed.
a lesser known form of insomnia
Several studies summarized in a review collected by the United States National Institutes of Health have estimated that worldwide 10% to 30% of adults Suffers from insomnia, which includes both difficulty falling asleep while in bed and difficulty going back to sleep after waking up at night.
In fact, many people with insomnia, as documented in a study by the Sleep Epidemiology Research Center at Stanford University, suffer from the disease. Insomnia as early awakeningAnd even without presenting other symptoms such as poor quality sleep or difficulty initiating sleep.
In many cases, insomnia stems from a stressful life situation, such as trauma, work, financial or relationship problems. People with insomnia often think about these situations when they should be asleep.
Origin of insomnia and how to deal with it
can cause insomnia poor quality sleep and insufficient rest, which has effects such as increased cardiovascular risk or occupational or traffic accidents. Therefore it is necessary to stop it.
As we said, it is common for the cause in the events that happen to the patient, added to their psychological processing. thus, acting on these mechanisms (Usually, with psychotherapy or even pharmacological treatment, if there is an underlying disorder that justifies this) improvement is usually achieved in this aspect.
On a more immediate level, there Other measures that may helpAs recommended by an article in American media Nation World News Health.
For example, it is recommended resist the urge to watch the time upon waking, as this can increase stress and make the problem worse. Also, if we get used to it, we create a ‘habit’, so our body automatically gets stressed in such situations.
there is another trick Get out of bed and engage in another activity. While this may sound contradictory, it eliminates the stress of ‘going back to sleep’. Furthermore, if we get out of bed, we will only be able to strengthen its association with sleep, which will help us sleep on future occasions.
Finally, it might help Indicate the conditions and circumstances In which we have managed to sleep better and worse only to find the things that make it difficult for us to rest.
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