Do I suffer from insomnia?

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?