Why some people suffer from insomnia

    Why some people suffer from insomnia

  • 1 Under too much stress

    People who are constantly under stress due to many reasons may suffer from insomnia at night. 

  • 2 Due to work schedule

    People whose work requires them to constantly change shifts between night and day are more likely to suffer from insomnia. 

  • 3 Due to jet lag

    People who travel often may experience jet lag and become unable to sleep at normal hours. 

  • 4 Irregular sleep schedule

    People who do not stick to a specific sleep schedule are subject to becoming insomniac. 

  • 5 Uncomfortable sleep enivornment

    Some people are unable to sleep when they feel uncomfortable in their sleep environment. 

  • 6 Using electronics before bed

    People who use their mobile phones before going to bed make it harder for themselves to fall asleep easily. See Why using a mobile phone before sleep is bad

  • 7 Eating before going to bed

    Having a heavy meal before going to bed stops people from being able to sleep well at night. 

  • 8 Mental health disorders

    People who suffer from mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress are subject to insomnia. 

  • 9 Due to the use of certain medications

    Certain medications may be the reason behind having insomnia. 

  • 10 Due to sleep apnea

    Sleep apnea is a condition that interrupts a person's breathing during sleep. This could cause insomnia in some people. 

  • 11 Restless leg syndrome

    People who have restless leg syndrome may suffer from insomnia and find it difficult to sleep.

  • 12 Due to caffeinated drinks

    Drinking soda, tea, coffee, and other caffeinated drinks in the evening increases the chances of suffering from insomnia. 

  • 13 Due to drinking alcohol

    Drinking alcohol prevents the person from going into deep sleep at night. Thus, it might result in sleep deprivation or irregular sleep patterns. 

  • 14 Health problems

    Some medical conditions interfere with sleep such as cancer, heart disease and asthma.