Alternate Names : Sleeplessness, Primary Insomnia, Wakefulness, Inability to Sleep
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Methods to prevent insomnia are the same as those used to treat insomnia. The best prevention is to develop good sleep habits.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
The persistent loss of sleep may result in:
decreased work productivity
short-term and long-term memory problems
What are the risks to others?
Insomnia is not contagious. Sleep deprived persons might cause injury to others by being involved in accidents.