What is a Sleep Disorder
Almost everyone goes through bouts of sleeplessness in Edinburgh from time to time. Chronic insomnia, however, is marked by difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or waking up too early. If it takes you thirty minutes or more to fall asleep, or you're awake for thirty minutes or more during the night at least three times a week-for a month or more-you're likely suffering from insomnia.
Insomnia has major effects on mood as well as alertness. It is also a classic symptom of depression.
The most effective treatments for chronic insomnia are behavioural techniques that eliminate sleep anxiety and allow the body's own sleep cycle to kick in. It may require as little as doing nothing. But Sleep specialists in Edinburgh or counsellors who spesialise in sleep in Edinburgh, or simply a Edinburgh sleep counsellor, can help. Likewise, insomnia specialists in Edinburgh or counsellors who specialise in insomnia in Edinburgh, or simply an Edinburgh insomnia counsellor, can help.
Sleep disorders may include sleep apnea, narcolepsy or simply chronic snoring.