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Alarming Triggers of Insomnia

Insomnia is a condition characterized by the inability to get a sufficient amount of sleep as usual. It might be caused by trouble staying or falling asleep, which might also lead to waking earlier. People with insomnia often report unrefreshing, light, and chronically poor sleep quality. As a result, they often develop some daytime issues such as lowered energy, irritability, and poor attention. Keep reading to find out the 10 most common triggers of insomnia.


Worries due to stress could keep your mind and brain stay active during the night. This makes it impossible or hard to fall asleep. Indeed, this is one of the most common causes of insomnia since modern society makes everyone busy at work or school with hectic schedules. Any issues with family or at school or work would make you feel anxious. Some traumatic events such as job loss, divorce, or the death of your loved ones could also trigger long-lasting anxiety and stress. These conditions might result in chronic sleeplessness. [1]