How To Overcome The Symptoms Of Insomnia In Shift Workers?
Good evening, I work with the shift system. My hours of sleep are uncertain, but for the past week I have been unable to sleep at night until the following afternoon. Do I experience insomnia symptoms? And if so, and I want to be examined, what kind of doctor / specialist should I go to?
Hello Jun. G,
Insomnia is a form of sleep disturbance where the patient has difficulty sleeping, maintaining sleep, or easily waking up early. This results in the patient actually feeling tired after sleeping or feeling that his sleep is not enough. Such fatigue can affect daily activities and quality of life of patients.
Symptoms experienced by insomnia patients are:
Difficulty sleeping Waking up at night and can't sleep again Waking up too early Feeling sleepy during the day Feeling tired after waking up Difficult to focus when doing activities in the morning or afternoon Feeling worried about the quality of sleep is irritable, anxious Causes of insomnia include stress , work schedules, eating too much before going to bed, and poor sleep patterns. You can consult with a psychiatrist to deal with insomnia problems, especially if sleep difficulties have greatly influenced your performance at work. Some precautions that can be taken to avoid insomnia are:
Avoid drinking coffee or alcohol Getting enough physical activity Avoid napping Avoid treatment that can have an effect on insomnia Make the bedroom dark and create a comfortable sleeping environment That is my explanation, hopefully useful.