Many adults suffer from Insomnia and sleeplessness at some time in their life. It is estimated that 30-50% of people are affected by this disease and 10% have severe Insomnia.
Insomnia is a disorder, in which it is very difficult to maintain or initiate sleep. The sleep is of poor quality and not peaceful. Insomnia is therefore caused due to insufficient sleep. Insomnia is not characterized by the number of hours of sleep but it varies in the needs and practices.
Classification of Insomnia
Insomnia is classified as follows
The symptoms of Insomnia lasting less than 1 week are known as Transient Insomnia.
The symptoms between 1-3 weeks are known as Short-term Insomnia.
Symptoms longer than 3 weeks are known as Chronic Insomnia.
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