The NHS listed the symptoms of insomnia, which involve regularly:
- Finding it hard to go to sleep
- Waking up several times during the night
- Lying awake at night
- Waking up early and cannot go back to sleep
- Still feeling tired after waking up
- Finding it hard to nap during the day even though you’re tired
- Feeling tired and irritable during the day
- Finding it difficult to concentrate during the day because you’re tired.
Insomnia symptoms that persist for longer than three months is known as long-term insomnia.
Common causes of insomnia include: stress, anxiety or depression.
Insomnia may also be caused by a room that is too hot or cold, an uncomfortable bed, noise, jet lag, or shift work.