Many of us have our own methods for helping us to forget the cares, anxieties and worries of our waking hours so that we may drop off into restful and rejuvenating slumber. Simply by way of example, let’s look at some of the ways that might be practiced by people living in Metairie Louisiana.
This is a census-designated place and the largest community located in Jefferson Parish (in Louisiana, a parish is the equivalent of other states’ counties); it is a major part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area and would be the fourth largest city in the State if it were incorporated. All of which means that, every night, there will be a lot of people trying to get to sleep there. Some are amongst the lucky ones who simply climb into bed, turn off the lights and fall asleep almost as soon as their head hits the pillow. Others are not so fortunate and often feel that they have lain in bed the whole night and hardly had even a wink of sleep for their efforts. This might be caused by chronic insomnia or it could be the end result of personal lifestyle choices and/or circumstances.
This is usually thought of as being both a medical sign and a symptom of a problem that accompanies several sleep, medical, and psychiatric disorders. An insomniac has persistent difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. Furthermore, when they do sleep; their sleep tends to be of poor quality. This invariably leads to various functional impairments while the sufferer is awake.
It is more common amongst the elderly but can occur at any age and it might only be a short term, intermittent problem or, it could be something of a more permanent condition. Sleeping pills can help when used occasionally but the risks of addiction and long term dependence are very high. Those with a genuinely diagnosed insomnia condition should seek advice from both the medical and psychiatric professions.
Others can benefit from a program of self help that should go far beyond the ritual of “counting sheep” while lying in bed awaiting the onset of good sleep. The main aim is to arrive in your bed in as stress free a condition as possible and avoid stimulants like caffeine just before retiring for the night.
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