Presentation on theme: "Understanding Insomnia Insomnia: – trouble falling asleep, – staying asleep, waking too early, – Don’t feel refreshed when you wake up. – Sleepy and tired."— Presentation transcript:
Understanding Insomnia Insomnia: – trouble falling asleep, – staying asleep, waking too early, – Don’t feel refreshed when you wake up. – Sleepy and tired and have trouble functioning. Over 25 percent of Americans don’t get enough sleep from time to time.
What Are the Causes of Insomnia? Stress Medical condition or disease (including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, asthma, cancer, heartburn, heart failure, overactive thyroid, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and other health problems) Pain or physical discomfort Medications Noise, light or extreme temperatures Interference with one’s regular sleep schedule (including jet lag or switching work shifts) Substance abuse.
Dr. Zhao TCM Help Insomnia Difficulty falling asleep Difficulty staying asleep Waking up too early Feeling tired and irritable Daytime sleepiness Mood changes Lack of motivation Attention, concentration, or memory problems Making errors at work, school, or while driving Tension headaches or stomach aches. Frustration or worry
Insomnia Triggers stress is the No. 1 reason people report a lack of sleep. Poor sleep hygiene, illness, drug side effects, chronic pain, restless legs syndrome, or sleep apnea.
A Drink Disturbed Your Sleep Alcohol may lead to disturbed, restless sleep, or it may make you wake earlier. Acupuncture reduce or stop your drinking and smoking.
Exercise Helps Your Sleep Regular exercise help stimulate better sleep. Strenuous exercise can make you more alert. Complete a workout two or three hours before you plan on going to sleep.
Sleep Aids Are Risks Sleeping pills are safer and effective but all medications have potential risks, including the risks of dependency. The drugs can't cure insomnia. Dr. Zhao TCM is natural, effective and no risks.
You Can Make Up For Lost Sleep You can fully catch up on sleep you've lost with Dr. Zhao TCM therapy.
Enough Sleep For Body If you're sleep deprived, you might not be able to pay attention or remember things. Being chronically tired can have serious consequences, including poor work performance and an increased risk of accidents.
Sleep Problems Need Help If you've had problems getting to sleep or staying asleep, or if you’re consistently tired after a night’s sleep, you may have a sleep disorder, and it's time to have Dr. Zhao TCM treatment.