insomnia affects roughly 30 percent of the general adult population. For some, it is ongoing sleep disruptions and for approximately 10 percent, it is more severe and leads to daytime functional deterioration. Because solid sleep is a necessity for physical and mental health, it is important to be educated on what exactly insomnia is and even more important to seek treatment if you are a victim of the condition.
While COVID-19 has upended many of our lives and placed an additional daily layer of fear in our minds, it is also the culprit of insomnia for some. Instead of sliding between the sheets with the next day to look forward to, the coronavirus causes many of us to stay up beyond our normal time, anxious with fear of the unknown.
“I sleep like a baby now. There’s a variety of things that I learned around really helping control and sleep better. I think the deep concept there is being able to learn how to sleep and how things like light and timing and all these things really impact sleep. I highly recommend if you have any issues with insomnia, giving it a try.”