Many folks suffer from insomnia. Insomnia can be short lived (acute) or long lived (chronic). You can only really diagnose whether you have insomnia by seeking a professional guidance from a primary care physician or behavioral sleep medicine specialist.
- Difficulty falling asleep despite being tired
- Waking up frequently during the night
- Trouble getting back to sleep when awakened
- Unrefreshing sleep
- Relying on sleeping pills or alcohol to fall asleep
- Waking up too early in the morning
- Daytime drowsiness, fatigue, or irritability
- Difficulty concentrating during the day
If you have any of these symptoms for more than consecutive days, then it may be best to seek professional help.
Sleep Tip #335: Do I suffer from insomnia?