Insomnia Covid 19 | Post Covid Insomnia

The past few periods have been no less than a roller coaster ride for all of us. It has even been hard for people who are now suffering from mental health problems.

This condition has affected people physically but also mentally.

The distress of not being able to meet your loved ones, the anxiousness of what if you or someone more in your family gets the infection, all this has taken a severe to all our mental health problems.

According to experts, covid is causing insomnia in people apart from triggering many other physical and mental health problems.

Many people have insomnia along with depression and anxiety post-covid cure. If you are suffering from then, you need to know about its symptoms and treatment.

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Symptoms of insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder where a body fails to get enough sleep.

The sleep period of the person gets affected in this case. It can hamper recovery and lead to many other problems.

Some common symptoms of insomnia include

  • Trouble falling asleep not feeling fresh after getting up
  • In addition, it can lead to some symptoms of fatigue, irritation, and mood changes

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Post covid insomnia

There are many reasons why people suffer insomnia post covid recovery.

Some reasons include stress, anxiety, depression, and loneliness triggered by staying alone for weeks in isolation or being hospitalized in severe conditions.

Along with this, sleeping during the day also makes it difficult to fall asleep early at night. Thus, it is recommended for patients not to take long sleeps during the day.

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Treat insomnia post-Covid

Recovering from the results triggered by covid may need time. You must contact your doctor about the problems that you are suffering and follow their guidance.

Here are some easy ways advised by experts that can help you feel comfortable and sleep better.

Cut down screen time

With nowhere else to do, we’re all glued to your phone longer than usual. Therefore, it is recommended to cut down the screen time and stay away from social media to relax your mind.

Bedtime 

Having a set bedtime can help you fall asleep easier.

Say no to caffeinated beverages.

Caffeine interferes with your sleep. So to good sleep, it is best to stick to caffeinated foods.

Move more

Being active reduces stress and thus helps in sleeping. If you are not fit now to do any exercise, Then you can walk to your room.

Medication

Do not forget to take the medicines on time. Doing meditation and other things that make you feel at peace can also help you sleep.

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