New Delhi [India], Mar 16 ( ANI ): A significant proportion of the adult population suffers from sleep problems, and many of them potentially having chronic insomnia
In 2016, the ACP recommended for the first time that cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) be the first-line treatment for adults with chronic insomnia
Oftentimes, chronic insomnia
is accompanied by an underlying medical condition, such as depression, anxiety or gastroesophageal reflux disease.
1: All adult patients should receive cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the initial treatment for chronic insomnia
2) Chronic insomnia
is one of the most prevalent conditions that family physicians (FPs) encounter, a function of it being so closely associated with comorbid conditions that FPs deal with every day, such as depression, chronic pain, and polypharmacy.
Acute insomnia is prevalent in adults, and women are known to suffer more than men from chronic insomnia
5 percent of participants reported having insomnia more than once a year; chronic insomnia
rates in postindustrial societies are 10 to 30 percent.
Insomnia is usually considered chronic if a person has trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at least three nights per week for three months or longer, Some people with chronic insomnia
have a long-standing history of sleep problems.
Using SWAN study data, she also attempted to tease out factors that might increase a woman's risk for chronic insomnia
is associated with sleep disturbances lasting for a period of one month or longer, and is often accompanied with other medical or psychiatric disorders.
Researchers suggested that because hyperarousal is a condition that does not allow the body to completely relax, individuals who suffer from chronic insomnia
are more likely to see their blood pressure rise.
GlobalData epidemiologists forecast an increase in the total prevalent cases of chronic insomnia
(not fulfilling DSM-IV criteria) in the 7MM from 62,982,390 total prevalent cases in 2013, to 67,471,957 total prevalent cases in 2023 at an AGR of 0.
According to international data, about 10 per cent of adults and 25 per cent of children are affected with chronic insomnia
, explains Donna Genevieve Pangan, General Practitioner, Zulekha Medical Centre, Dubai.
While a stressful event can lead to a bad night of sleep, it's what you do in response to stress that can be the difference between a few bad nights and chronic insomnia
We feel strongly that individuals with chronic insomnia
, particularly younger persons, see their physician to have stroke risk factors assessed and, when indicated, treated appropriately," Hsu said in a statement.