Sleep problems seem to run in families. About 35% of people with insomnia have a family history of insomnia, with the mother being the most commonly affected family member. Still, because so many factors are involved in insomnia, a genetic component is difficult to define.
Many cases of chronic insomnia cases have an emotional or psychological basis. The disorders that most often cause insomnia are:
Question: I take 5 mg of Ambien once or twice a weekfor periodic insomnia. If I take it for more than two nights in a row, and thenstop... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Causes of Short-Term and Transient InsomniaA reaction to change or stress is one of the most common causes of short-term and transient insomnia. This... Read more »