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When searching for information about insomnia, it's a good idea to become familiar with the distinctive symptoms that characterize this condition. A common sleep disorder, insomnia often causes symptoms such as:
  • Problems falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Lack of energy
  • Irritability.
This condition affects approximately 60 million Americans each year, and can lead to serious sleep deficits and other problems. There are various types of insomnia, including short-term and chronic. Possible causes include stress, changes in the surrounding environment, and problems with your sleep/wake schedule.
(Click Insomnia to read the full article, which takes a detailed look at possible symptoms and causes of this condition, and provides information on how it is treated.)
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