More and more people suffer from sleep trouble. It is estimated that about 33% of the population around the world get trouble with insomnia. Lack of sleep affects mental health and also may bring a series of problems that make you feel not good. Therefore, it is important to understand the potential impact that sleep deprivation may have on mental health and find out solutions to deal with it.
It is notorious that sleep plays an significant role in good physical and mental health. Sleep deprivation will cause irritable and exhausted feeling, and as the time goes by, it may cause you serious long-term health consequences. Relationship between sleep and mental health is complex. Sleep problems can lead to changes in mental health, and also mental health conditions can worsen sleep problems.
Stress, depression and anxiety are three main mental health problems that sleep deprivation causes.
If you struggle with a night of tossing and turning, you may find that you are caught into the passive emotion, which increase your anger and irritability that make you difficult to face the challenges in daily life. Even trivial matter or relatively minor stress can possibly become the main reason that make you frustrated. And this condition may become your stress which become a stress endless loop cannot be solved.
Some researches has shown that sleep affects mental health of depression, a symptom should be noticed in daily life. It is necessary to ask the doctor for help if you can’t change your mind through your volition. This symptom will last for a long time and getting worse and worse if you don’t turn it into good way, even seriously affects your health.
As with other psychological conditions, relationship between sleep and anxiety appears to go both directions. People who are always anxious will have more opportunities to get sleep disturbance. And these sleep anxiety may become the source of stress and depression. Each feeling and symptom links with one another.
All in all, finding methods to make yourself relax and calm down before sleep is really important. Sleep affecting mental health should not be a big confusion in your life. If needed, asking professionals for help.