One leading cause of insomnia, or inability to fall asleep (Initial Insomnia) is Major Depression.
If you experience periods of increased worrying, decreased energy, lack of interest and motivation, anxiety, irritability, sadness with or without crying spells, increased forgetfulness -- you might have a case of depression, which is easily evaluated and treated and is the best way to address your chronic insomnia rather than just taking sleep aides.
.. are most likely due to gastroesophageal reflux disease, that is, acid reflux from the stomach to the food pipe in the chest. This happens more in the night hours which results in cough and sleep disturbances. Read full
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