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Does insomnia mean you only have difficulty falling asleep?

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One or more of the following four symptoms are usually associated with insomnia:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Waking up too early and not being able to get back to sleep
  • Frequent awakenings
  • Waking up feeling unrefreshed

From: Sleep Myths WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  The National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 7, 2019

SOURCE:  The National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 7, 2019

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