London, Canary Wharf
Canada Place Mall
0203 197 9100

London, Canary Wharf
Westferry Circus
0203 197 9100

Leeds
0113 345 5060

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Sleep related disorders


Insomnia

Insomnia is characterised by a persistent difficulty in falling asleep and/or staying asleep or sleep of poor quality that does not allow a person to feel refreshed the next morning.

 

The most common symptoms of insomnia are:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Waking up during the night
  • Waking up early in the morning
  • Feeling irritable and tired and finding it difficult to function during the day

 

Your age, lifestyle, environment and diet all play a part in influencing the amount of sleep you need. Insomnia can occur at any age and can be short or long term. Insomnia can lead to memory problems, depression and irritability

 

There is usually no single cause of insomnia, but there are a number of factors that can contribute to you getting it, these are the main causes:

  • Psychological problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, grief or alcoholism.
  • Physical health problems such as pain, asthma or heart disease.
  • Medicines such as slimming medicines, antidepressants or medicines to treat high blood pressure.
  • Jet lag, a temporary condition that can cause disturbed sleep patterns, digestion problems and a lack of energy.
  • Environmental factors such as noise, an uncomfortable bed or being too hot or cold.
  • Lifestyle habits, for example not having a regular sleep routine, eating late at night, drinking excessive amounts of alcohol or using stimulants such as nicotine.

For more information, call your local clinic on the number below.


London, Canary Wharf Clinic; (Canada Place Shopping Mall): 0203 197 9100

London, Canary Wharf Clinic; (@LycaHealth, 1 Westferry Circus): 0203 197 9100

Leeds : 0113 345 5060

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For more information, call your local clinic on the number below...

London, Canary Wharf
(Canada Place Shopping Mall)

0203 197 9100

London Canary Wharf
(@LycaHealth, 1 Westferry Circus)

0203 197 9100

Leeds Park Square & Wellington Place

0113 345 5060


Leeds
Lower Ground Floor
29 Park Square West
Leeds LS1 2PQ

call: 0113 345 5060

London, Canary Wharf
(Canada Place Shopping Mall)

34 North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5HX

call: 0203 197 9100

London, Canary Wharf
(@LycaHealth, 1 Westferry Circus)

1 West Ferry Circus
Canary Wharf
London
E14 4HD

call: 0203 197 9100