Sleep and Aging

Frequently Asked Questions

9. What are the symptoms of insomnia?

If you have insomnia, you may experience any one or any combination of the following symptoms.

  • taking a long time -- more than 30 to 45 minutes -- to fall asleep
  • waking up many times each night
  • waking up early and being unable to get back to sleep
  • waking up feeling tired and unable to function well during the day