Sleeping is a resting condition of body and mind, hormones, as well as heart and pulse. It is a good time for rebalancing. During sleeping, our brain will collect daily data to become a memory; therefore, our mind is relaxed while our brain solves many problems.
Insomnia not only causes tiredness but also impairs working abilities. This condition reduces memory, decreases consciousness, and slows down thinking and decision-making processes.
According to the study, moreover, it is found that insomnia worsens anxiety and depression. The main cause of insomnia is anxiety from changing workplaces, moving houses, or solving many situations at that time. The elderly tend to have more insomnia since hormonal reduction. In addition, many age-related diseases significantly affect sleeping, and some drugs reduce sleep quality.
If you feel insomnia recently, you should modify the sleep environment. Here are the nine instructions to get better sleep.
Sleeping pills are useful, but you have to be under a physician’s control. Please remind that buying those pills by yourself is illegal and very harmful.
When you should consult a doctor? The answer is when you notice insomnia affecting your daily life; for example, impairing memory, worsening working quality, or having continuous insomnia for more than 1 week.
Information provided by: Dr. Nicha Tangpapong
Compiled by: Medisci Center