What you need to know
What is Insomnia?
There are two types of insomnia, primary insomnia and secondary insomnia. Primary insomnia means that the person is having sleep issues not associated with any other health condition. Secondary insomnia is when the person is having sleep issues because of something else such as conditions or problems including asthma, depression, arthritis, medicine they are taking, or cancer.
Insomnia also varies is how long it lasts. Acute insomnia is short-term and chronic insomnia lasts for a very long time.
Symptoms may include
It is said that more than 30% of Americans suffer from or have suffered from insomnia.
Interesting facts about insomnia
- Pets and insects can also suffer from insomnia
- Insomnia is commonly a symptom of some other health condition
- Nearly 80% of people who are completely blind experience insomnia