Neurexan® – Sleep Disorders – Causes

What causes sleep disorders

It’s good to be honest with yourself and face the facts: sometimes modern life demands a lot from you. And when everyday stress gets out of hand, your body reacts with nervousness, tension, and often with related sleep disorders. Furthermore, lying in bed and worrying makes falling asleep even more difficult. If you’re reading this, you may already know the feeling.

Why you toss and turn in bed at night

The causes of insomnia and other sleep disorders are manifold. They can be of physical nature as well as emotional. And often it’s a mix of both. So, there probably is more than one issue impairing your sleep quality. And reasons for sleeplessness can come from different areas of today’s hectic everyday life. Constant stress and excessive demands are the main reasons why many can’t switch off. Stress and restlessness during the day are the leading causes of sleep problems at night.

Stress, nervousness and tension

Stress, nervousness and tension

Falling asleep is difficult when your mind is occupied with worries and you are anxious about something. Whatever the reasons may be: challenging situations of everyday life can impair the quality of sleep.

Physical complaints

Physical complaints

If you suffer from physical complaints, like e.g. back pain, it has a negative impact on your sleep quality. It might stop you from falling asleep or could wake you up during the night, since you need to change your sleeping position to avoid the pain.

External factors

External factors

Noise can be disturbing for a restful sleep because your brain still processes sounds even when you are sleeping. Street noise, in particular, has a significant impact on falling asleep and sleeping through the night.

Medication

Medication

Some medications might have side effects that interfere with sleep. Even some sleep medications cause a hangover effect, leaving you tired the following day.

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