WHAT IS A SLEEP DISORDER?
Anything that routinely prevents you from sleeping soundly through the night or changes the way you sleep can be considered a sleep disorder. If you have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or you feel exhausted after a full night of rest, you may be suffering from one or more of the following sleep disorders:
- Hypersomnia (daytime sleepiness)
- REM sleep behavior disorder
- Sleep disorders caused by non-traditional work hours
What Are the Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder?
If you think you may be suffering from a sleep disorder, it’s important to know the signs, so you can take appropriate action to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Although symptoms of a sleep disorder can vary depending on several factors, including the type and severity of the disorder, there are some obvious symptoms that may indicate that you’re not getting appropriate rest.
- Daytime fatigue
- Anxiety or depression
- Inability to concentrate
- Inability to fall asleep
- Inability to stay asleep through the night
How Can CBD Help?
A chemical compound found in cannabis, cannabidiol or CBD, offers a wide range of benefits for several medical conditions, including sleep disorders. In fact, a recent review of the effects that CBD can have on sleep disorders suggests that it may effectively treat insomnia and may even help people achieve the deep REM sleep they need to function at their best during waking hours. A safe and reliable resource for pain relief, it also possesses anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce anxiety, all of which are common causes of sleep disorders. If you struggle with falling asleep or staying asleep at night, or you’re constantly drowsy during the day, it’s important to find a resolution so you can live a full and happy life. Here are some ways a better quality of sleep can benefit you.
- Improved memory
- Reduced inflammation
- Longer attention span
- Better mood
- Reduced risk of major health issues