Insomnia means that you have trouble falling asleep or
staying asleep. It is a common problem. Most people will have sleep problems
now and then because of temporary stress, worry, or an irregular schedule. But
when you have trouble sleeping for weeks or months, it can lead to health
problems. Worrying about it only makes it worse.
The good news is
that if you can change the way you think about sleep, and then make some simple
lifestyle changes, you may improve how well you sleep. This topic will give
you some tips on how to do just that.
- Lots of things affect how well you sleep.
You can use a sleep journal to help you figure out what helps and also what may get
in the way of a good night's sleep.
- Changing one or more of your
habits may improve how well you sleep.
How can you sleep better?