Sleep disorder is pretty common thing now a days which can be seen in many. Usually it happens due to stress, travel, illness, or other temporary interruptions to the normal routine. But if it becomes a regular issue and interfere with the daily life, then it’s not normal.
Signs and symptoms
Insomnia, the inability to get to sleep or sleep well at night, is the most common symptoms of all. It can be by jet lag, a health condition, stress or even the amount of coffee anyone drink. It can also be caused by anxiety and depression.
Sleep apnea is another common sleep disorder where your breathing temporarily stops during the sleep which awakening you frequently. If you have sleep apnea you might feel exhausted during the day, irritable and also depressed. Sleep apnea is a life-threatening sleep disorder and one need to see a doctor right away.
Shift work sleep disorder
Shift work can be a reason of sleep disorder as it affects your biological clock. In our 24-hour in a day, many people have to work night shifts, early morning shifts, or rotating shifts too and that force you to work when your body need to sleep, and sleep when your body is signaling you to be awake. As a result, you may struggle with sleepiness and lethargy at work.
Jet lag considered as a temporary thing in sleep disorder which includes the symptoms like daytime sleepiness, fatigue, headaches, stomach problems, and insomnia.
Self-help for sleep disorders
Improve your daily habits: Regardless of your sleep problems, try to stick to a consistent sleep schedule along with do regular exercise, take caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine in a limit, and try to manage stress well.
Develop a relaxing bedtime: To have a good sleep, first make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, and cool so that you can have a sound sleep. Even try to avoid heavy meals and too many liquids late at night and take a warm bath, read, or listen to soothing music before bedtime.