You can never get tired of getting the right amount of sleep

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What is insomnia?

Insomnia is a condition where it is difficult to fall asleep and/or stay asleep. Getting a good, restful, recuperative sleep is a key to good health.

Experts suggest that if it takes you more than 20-40 minutes to fall asleep, or if you get less than four to five hours of sleep (when your goal is eight hours of sleep), then you have insomnia.

Without the proper amount of sleep, your ability to function at peak levels is diminished, and you can feel sluggish and run-down all day long. If your job requires constant and careful attention, the condition can be considered a health and safety issue. Studies have suggested that insomnia may play a role in developing high blood pressure, obesity and other health concerns. Continue reading You can never get tired of getting the right amount of sleep