Complications of Insomnia

Adequate sleep is the process of renewing the physical, mental, psychological and emotional energies of the body. So, if you don’t get the right amount of sleep at night your whole body may not be prepared for the coming day.  Insomnia can cause the person to feel very tired and run down. He may likewise experience slowed reflexes that can make driving potentially dangerous. When you become too tired your senses do not function 100% percent. Your mental abilities become likewise impaired making it hard to remember or learn things.

If you suffer from insomnia, chances are that your productivity at work will be reduced causing you to potentially get into trouble with your employers. Insomnia also causes your mind to function poorly causing concentration difficulties on specific tasks and it can also make you become easily irritable.

Practically every aspect of your life can be affected by insomnia. It is potentially a very dangerous problem because it can make you a danger to yourself and others particularly when you drive or operate machinery. As mentioned before, insomnia can make you easily irritable which can put you into trouble with other people. Insomnia has even been attributed to be a cause for family breakups.

Depression and insomnia have a close correlation to each other. Insomnia can cause depression and depression can likewise lead to insomnia. Some of the health effects that can come out from insomnia include:

  • Mood swings
  • Emotional problems
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Body pain
  • Drowsiness

The last condition should be considered especially when you plan to drive or operate heavy machinery as it can be the factor that can lead to accidents. Insomnia can also affect your close friends and other members of your family especially regarding your irritability.  It is certainly very hard to deal with someone who hasn’t had a good night’s sleep.

Insomnia can either be a symptom of an underlying condition or a health problem in itself. Delayed treatment of this problem can lead to the rise of the aforementioned complications rather quickly.

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