Sleep disorders that prevent you from being able to sleep

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Sleep disorders that prevent you from being able to sleep
There are various sleep disorders that prevent you from sleeping. Photo: Getty Images / Illustrative

Sleep it is one of the most necessary activities for us humans, as it helps the body and brain to recover from everything the wear that occurred during the day. Nevertheless, there are times when we can’t do it and here we will tell you why.

As the years advance, it is more difficult for adults can specify their hours of rest to recover and may be due to sleep disorders.

Disorders for which you can not sleep

According to the United States National Library of Medicine, there are three sleep disorders that prevents you from not being able to sleep:

The insomnia: this happens when we can’t sleep for prolonged periods that can last from one night to several weeks. It is usually related to stress.

Sleep apnea: This is a condition in which breathing stops at night and can cause the person not to fully wake up. This disorder can interrupt deep sleep.

Restless legs syndrome: It is related to the desire to move the legs at any time when wanting to sleep. This sleep disorder causes uncomfortable sensations such as: burning, tingling, itching or a feeling that something is creeping up the legs.

How many hours of sleep do you need to sleep well?

The federal Ministry of Health (Ssa) shared information on how long do you need to restaccording to your age:

  • Newborn, from 14 to 17 hours
  • One year, 10 hours at night and four hours of nap
  • Two years, 11 to 12 hours at night and one to two hours of nap
  • Three to five years, from 10 to 13 hours
  • From six to 13 years old, from nine to 11 hours
  • From 14 to 17 years old, from eight to 10 hours
  • Adults, seven to nine hours

The hours of sleep suitable for you age they are so important for the body because they allow to obtain the balance in the systems immunological, cardiovascular, metabolic and neurological.

A good night’s rest helps to perform your activities in a better way and to make decisions; It also influences you to feel optimistic, more alert, and for you to have a better relationship with people.