Trazodone helps insomnia

In some cases of insomnia, Trazodone is prescribed by your doctor; especially if your insomnia is caused by chronic pain or if you have restless leg syndrome.

There are over 80 different types of sleep disorders. Insomnia is the most commonly reported one.

Insomnia may mean you have difficulty going to sleep or that you have a hard time staying asleep. Usually, you will know if you are suffering insomnia because you will remember tossing and turning or being awake at night

Insomniacs typically complain of being unable to close their eyes or just “rest their mind” for more than a few minutes at a time. Insomnia can be caused by emotions, medications, herbs, too much caffeine, and other there is no immediate apparent reason. An over imaginative mind as well as physical pain can also be causes. Finding the underlying cause of insomnia is necessary to cure it.

Restless Legs Syndrome is a neurological disorder causing tingly, uncomfortable or creeping sensations in your legs, which causes an uncontrollable urge to keep them moving. RLS is not necessarily confined to your sleep time but anytime when you are resting. Discomfort tends to increase when sitting or lying down and during the evening or night. There is increased discomfort in different positions and at different times of the day.

The most commonly used class of drugs prescribed for insomnia includes drugs such as diazepam, and lorazepam.

New drugs for sleep on the market are drugs such as Ambien and Lunesta. These drugs have fewer side effects than benzodiazepines but do appear to cause psychological dependence and physical dependence. So, don’t believe every commercial you see on TV.

There are OTC sleep aids, many of these sleep aids use the antihistamine diphenhydramine. The effectiveness of these aids often decreases over time and next-day sleepiness is common.

Sleep medicine is a recognized medical subspecialty. Doctors who specialize in sleep medicine help people who are unable to sleep well. Sleep doctors are able to detect and treat both common and rare sleep disorders. Some common sleep disorders are insomnia, jet lag, sleepwalking, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

Anytime Trazone is used for any condition, it is well to remember how very addictive it is.