Have you ever feel disturbed to have a sleep in long period of time? Most of us would think that it is a symptom of insomnia. But whether insomnia can be said as mild disease and do not need to be treated?
Reported by LIVESTRONG that talks about insomnia, insomnia mentioned below is a very prevalent condition that has deep and broad implications on physical and mental health, work productivity. Moreover it has effects on interpersonal relationships, raising children and overall quality of life.
While estimates vary that at least 10 percent of the US population (approximately 20 million adults) has trouble sleeping at night. They will feel excessive sleepiness and fatigue, lack of concentration and headaches or neck pain during the day.
Not a bit of sense changes in mood or feeling such emotions as a result of sleep deprivation. Although it can be said to be in a class of common diseases, but you can not underestimate insomnia. The impact of insomnia can be felt widely.
In adults who suffer from insomnia will be given sedative hypnotics as healing, the decline in concentration and physical activity in older people is related to symptoms of insomnia and will cause a greater impact as major depression, dementia, and anhedonia. This represents a decrease feeling of pleasure felt by the sufferer.
A study in 2011 showed that insomnia in women significantly increases bad interaction to the couple. Whereas in men, insomnia has no impact on the conflict relationship with a partner.
In addition, insomnia may affect the severity of other diseases. Among cancer patients, can be debilitating insomnia sufferers. Deaths due to heart disease, heart attack or stroke likely 45 times occurred in patients who suffer from insomnia than patients with the same disease without insomnia.
Substance abuse and alcohol has been associated with an increased incidence of insomnia. Also lack of sleep can really affect people’s risk-taking behaviors such as injection drug use.
In patients suffering from HIV, insomnia and lack of sleep has been associated with lower CD4 counts and higher viral loads. Lack of sleep can bring a fourfold risk of contracting the common cold virus and reduce the response of the immune system for general immunization, as given to protect against influenza, hepatitis and measles, mumps and rubella.