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A Review Analysis of Insomnia: Age, Gender, Career, and Efficient Behavior Methods Perspectives

Perugu Shyam, Momina S Mohammad

Citation Information : Shyam P, Mohammad MS. A Review Analysis of Insomnia: Age, Gender, Career, and Efficient Behavior Methods Perspectives. Indian Sleep Med 2020; 15 (2):26-29.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10069-0053

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Insomnia is one of the sleep disorders. Most of the people neglect the symptoms of insomnia. Our aim is to analyze an overall all together at one-step review of defining insomnia, types of insomnia, symptoms of insomnia, other diseases relating to insomnia, factors, diagnosis, and treatments of insomnia is performed for the scope of innovative method for solving the problem. Literatures were reviewed to analyze the insomnia statistically in terms of gender, age, and career. It is observed that women at their postmenopause state are the most prone to insomnia, and the rate of insomnia is high in elderly people. Working at stress, noise, nighttime, and family work imbalance was having impact. Factors indicating insomnia, effect of insomnia in other diseases as circadian rhythm disturbances, diabetes, and breast cancer were observed. The pathways involved, protein involved were analyzed, and it was observed as melatonin plays a key role in the inhibition of sleep induction. Treatments available are explored and enriched treatment with less side effects and good efficacy is needed.

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