The authorities estimated that over 10 - 15% of Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders. Luckily the ailment itself is not deadly but it can lead to
a wide range of ailments that can have serious consequences. Long-term tiredness can cause: heart disease, incontinence, constipation, diarrhea,
abdominal pain, complicated pregnancy. Eventually, it tears down your immune system and it can damage your general health. Some insomnia
sufferers have higher nighttime blood pressure than normal which can cause cardiac problems over time. During normal sleep the person's blood
pressure should drop as they are resting, but in a person suffering from various sleep disorders the heart doesn't have that same opportunity to rest
which results in the possibility of hypertension.
To sleep good, is more complicated than most people realize. During sleep our brain has to complete a number of complex tasks. To do this, it goes
through several different sleep stages. To put it as simply as possible: If you wake up at the end of your sleep cycle, you will feel good - if you wake up
in the middle, you will feel tired, sleepy and groggy.
Here are a few Tips that may help.
Prescription drugs can provide short term relief which may be necessary to help get your sleep back on track but in the meantime it is worth the effort
to research natural ways of improving sleep quality with supplements and behavior modification. Natural sleep aids are designed to cure insomnia
without causing harmful effects or addictions. A change in your diet is an obvious natural aid. Just by eating large quantities of fatty foods or sugars
can prevent you from getting a good night's sleep, along with excess caffeine.
You should try keeping to a steady routine. Like going to bed and waking up at the same time, will help establish a pattern your body can recognize,
don't try to make up for lost sleep, it doesn't work!
Make sure your bedroom has an even comfortable temperature and is well ventilated, and your bed is large enough so that you don't d