Sleep Difficulties (Insomnia)
Sleep is a biological necessity and good sleep is essential to good physical, mental and emotional health. Good sleep is the sleep that allows you to feel awake and refreshed the next day.
The most common course of sleep difficulties is stress, but other causes may be due to physical symptoms such as influenza or health conditions. Environmental and lifestyle factors are also common courses of insomnia.
Research has shown the consequences of poor sleep to be associated with amongst other things: shortened life span, Increased risk of heart disease and stomach problems; increased risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes; depression, irritability and mood swings; increased risk of road traffic accidents; decreased work performance; and marital, social and employment problems.
It has been estimated that 10 per cent of all road traffic accidents and 20 per cent of motorway accidents are attributed to sleepy drivers.
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