Sleep disorders manifest with typical symptoms. Anyone who occasionally can not find peace at night does not yet suffer from insomnia. Only when the symptoms persist for at least four weeks, it is a pathological insomnia.
The most common symptoms of sleep disorder are difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Concerned lie in bed despite tiredness , the thoughts usually revolve around a certain, often burdensome topic and sleep does not want to occur. Especially in the mental-physical insomnia , the problems with falling asleep are very pronounced. In addition to the psychological fears of another sleepless night, physical symptoms of sleep disorders such as an increased heart rate, increased sweating, or increased blood pressure can be measured. Depending on the cause, falling asleep may accompany other symptoms, such as pain in certain disorders or the feeling of restlessnessRestless-Legs-Syndrom.
Insomnia can trigger depression
The symptoms of sleep disorder include the consequences of insomnia . Affected feel exhausted during the day, their ability to concentrate is limited . A common consequence: problems at work. People with insomnia are also often irritated, feel dull and listless, which can also cause problems in the social environment, such as with the partner or the circle of friends. A strong, lasting several months insomnia triggers in some people even depression from further promote asleep.