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Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep because of difficulty falling asleep; waking up frequently during the night with difficulty returning to sleep; waking up too early in the morning; or unrefreshing sleep. Secondary insomnia is the most common type of insomnia. Treatment for insomnia include lifestyle changes, cognitive behavioral therapy, and medication.

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Terms related to Insomnia:

  • Chronic Insomnia
  • Long-term Insomnia
  • Short-term Insomnia
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Transient Insomnia