Sleep anxiety is fear or worry about going to sleep. Some people can feel apprehensive during bedtime about not falling asleep. It can go beyond the fear of not being able to sleep to the fear of sleep itself or alternatively, the fear of being unable to stay asleep. Some of these conditions, however, can escalate into anxiety disorders or phobias. These are based on unique and very real fears, in this case the extreme fear of sleeping. Somniphobia is classified as an anxiety disorder, while sleep anxiety at large is a performative anxiety. A person who struggles with somniphobia experiences a sense of fear that keeps them from sleeping even if they are tired. Not only will the side effects of poor sleep quality cause major long-term problems for a person’s physical health, it will also contribute to the development of various mental health conditions. If you struggle with sleep anxiety or sleep phobia, you can overcome your condition with hypnotherapy. Hypnosis is especially effective in eliminating anxiety about sleeping because it helps you quiet your mind and let go of the thoughts that prevent you from getting sleep. It removes the unpleasant symptoms and triggers that hinder you from sleeping. Try hypnotherapy today with Core Hypnosis. We specialise in hypnotherapy for anxiety and phobias.