A lot of things cause insomnia — aka, chronic difficulty falling and staying asleep — from medical conditions like hyperthyroidism or arthritis, to sleep and mental disorders like restless leg syndrome and anxiety.
No matter the cause of insomnia, though, it's not fun — and it's hard to know what it's like if you haven't dealt with it.
So we want to know: What do you wish people understood about insomnia?
Maybe you want people to know that it's kiiiind of annoying when they call themselves ~such insomniacs~ when they don't really have insomnia.
Maybe you wish people would stop asking you, "Have you tried ____?" because the answer is always yes.
Maybe you just want to describe what it's like to deal with so people have an idea how exhausting it is to exist as a human who can't get enough sleep.
Whatever it is, share in the comments below, and your responses could be included in an upcoming Goodful post.