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Insomnia

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning.  An insomniac may also experience:

Nearly everyone has problems sleeping at some point in their life and it is thought that a third of people in the UK have bouts of insomnia.  Insomnia appears to be more common in women and more likely to occur with age.

For up-to-date information, advice and treatment on insomnia follow either of the links below:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Insomnia/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/insomnia1.shtml