In the international classification of sleep disorders there are over 80 causes of insomnia, which have more than 80 treatments completely dependent on diagnosis or insomnia type.
An example of the cause of insomnia is obstructive sleep apnea, a disease in which the patient’s breath stops during sleep. If such a patient is inadvertently given a regular sedative to treat insomnia associated with anxiety, he can even die, because the usual sedatives are inhibitors of the respiratory nervous centers.
In conclusion, there is no omnipotent treatment to treat all types of insomnia.
Insomnia is manifested by someone’s impossibility of falling asleep.
Among the most common symptoms of insomnia there are:
- Nervousness and agitation
- Accentuated need for sleeping
- Waking up tired
- Chronic diseases
Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder because it can cause emotional disturbances, memory disorders, low work efficiency, accident risk, cardiovascular disease.
Insomnia can also be manifestations of diseases such as:
- Depression and phobias
- Some heart disease, for example, heart failure
- Pulmonary diseases (chronic bronchitis, asthma)
- Contact dermatitis, excretions with severe itching
- Pain – severe arthritis, herniated disc
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Some neurological diseases
- Use or abuse of alcohol, amphetamines, narcotics and nicotine