insomnia causes and treatment

What Causes Insomnia?

There are many causes of insomnia. Insomnia is characterized by a complaint of difficulty initiating sleep, maintaining sleep, and/or non-restorative sleep that causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

Insomnia is associated with a variety of morbidities including decreased quality of life, absenteeism, auto accidents, and increased general health care utilization. Some causes are:

  • Stress (change in lifestyle)
  • Environmental noise
  • Temperature
  • Changes in environment
  • Disruptions in normal sleep schedule
  • Medication side effects
  • Excessive use of drugs/alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Napping
  • Shift work
  • Underlying sleep disorders

Where Can I Get Treatment for Insomnia in Glendale, Peoria and Surprise, Arizona?

The professionals at PM Sleep Centers have diagnosed and provided treatment for thousands of patients who suffered from insomnia. Insomnia Treatment options may include behavior and lifestyle changes and recommendations, and prescribed medications. Call us today to schedule your sleep test.