Symptoms of interrupted sleep include: waking up one or more times during the night, different usual sleep times, sleep disturbance, feeling only half asleep and not feeling a deep sleep.
According to experts, the implications of interrupted sleep are great and it not only affects sleep quality but also many aspects of individual health.
Where people who go into intermittent sleep have problems of insomnia and a feeling of sleepiness during the day, which reduces work performance and increases the risk of accidents while driving or operating machinery.
There are far-reaching effects of interrupted sleep on brain function, physical health and emotional well-being, and sleep disturbances have been associated with neurological diseases, including age-related cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's dementia and depression.
Interrupted sleep can also have adverse effects on physical health, including cardiovascular disease, weight gain, metabolic problems including type 2 diabetes, and cancer risk.