15 REASONS YOU HAVE INSOMNIA

SYMPTOMS OF INSOMNIA

CAUSES OF INSOMNIA

  • Age — people over 60 are more susceptible
  • Gender — females, on average, are more susceptible
  • History of depression can make you more susceptible

THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF INSOMNIA ARE:

  1. Jet lag
  2. Shift work
  3. Anxiety
  4. Grief
  5. Depression
  6. Screens before bed
  7. Stimulants like nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol taken too soon before bed
  8. An overactive thyroid
  9. Steroid use
  10. Certain prescription medications
  11. Restless leg syndrome
  12. Menopause and hot flashes
  13. Gastrointestinal conditions such as heartburn
  14. Conditions that make it hard to breathe like asthma and sleep apnea
  15. Chronic pain

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James Killian, LPC

James Killian, LPC

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Principal Therapist & Owner at Arcadian Counseling in Woodbridge, CT.