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Causes of Insomnia

Causes of Insomnia

There are various different situations and events that could potentially lead to Insomnia. Some of the common ones include:

  • Changes in Sleeping Environments
  • Stress (job loss, loss of a loved one, etc)
  • Illnesses (especially those that increase stress)
  • Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits (working late, diet, etc)
  • Irregular Sleeping Habits

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Studies and Experiments

Studies and Experiments

One of the most famous experiments regarding sleep deprivation was about a man named Randy Gardner who decided to stay up for 11 nights in order to see the effect on his body.

 Some of the effects include:

  • Hallucinations
  • Inability to

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Background Information

Background Information

As mentioned before, Insomnia entails that an individual lacks the ability to sleep soundly. 

Additionally, Insomnia also entails symptoms such as Depression, Anxiety, or even a general lack of concentration.

Insomnia is also known to affect people of all ages but is most commonly see...

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The Three Different Types

The Three Different Types

There are three fundamentally different types of Insomnia all of which affect people differently

The first type is known as Transient Insomnia which means that the general lack of sleep only lasts for less than a week.

The second type is known as Acute Insomni...

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Key Takeaways

Key Takeaways

As can be seen, Insomnia is one of the most difficult disorders to deal with. Since Insomnia leads to disorders like Anxiety and Depression, it becomes a loop that is hard to put an end to.

Due to the fact that it also has no known cure, it becomes even mor...

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What is Insomnia?

What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is one of the more common afflictions to affect the world seeing as there are more than 3 million cases each year.

Insomnia itself can be characterized by a general lack of sleep.

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How is Insomnia Diagnosed?

How is Insomnia Diagnosed?

Insomnia can be diagnosed in several different ways, however, the most common ways are as follows:

  • Daily Sleep Logs
  • Test for Low Oxygen Levels
  • Melatonin Sampling
  • Home Sleep Apnea Testing 

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Sources

Sources

Types of Insomnia

emedicinehealth.com/what_are_the_3_types_of_insomnia/article_em.htm

Causes of Insomnia

https://www.sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/what-causes-insomnia#:~:text=Common%20causes%20of%20insomnia%20include,problems%2C%20and%20specific...

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Insomnia is one of the most deadly disorders that have a vast array of different impacts. With this, I hope to provide new insight into the disorder and the different impacts that it can have.

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