Having trouble sleeping? Is it just temporary or could it be insomnia? Insomnia is a common sleep disorder among young people. You may find it hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. You may also be waking up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. Insomnia is energy sapping and may affect your mood, health, school performance, work performance, and quality of life.
Sleep is as important to your health just like a healthy diet and regular physical activity. Whatever your reason for sleep loss, insomnia can affect you both mentally and physically. People with insomnia report a lower quality of life compared with those who are sleeping well. Go to the next page to take the quiz.