Arthritis is normally referred to joint disease or joint pains. It is most common in women but frequently seen in older people. The symptoms can be mild, moderate or severe. Swelling pain, stiffness,decreased range of motion are the common symptoms of arthritis. These may stay about the same for years and progress or get worse over time.
Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep. Acute insomnia is brief and happens when stressed or due to life circumstances. Chronic insomnia is disturbed sleep that takes place at least three nights per week and at least three months. Factors causing insomnia are shift work, unhealthy sleep habits, certain medication etc.