At the best of times, sleep comes with a long list of health benefits:
Right now, amid COVID-19, a good night’s sleep has never been more important—but many people are struggling to get their eight hours
According to a recent report, the use of anti-insomnia, anti-anxiety, and antidepressant medications have spiked, with filled prescriptions increasing by 21% between February and March 2020—that’s after use decreased between 2015 and 2019. Those numbers peaked during the week of March 15—the same week the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and the US declared a national emergency in response to the crisis, per the report.
The relationship between stress and sleep issues is complex, but studies have shown that stress affects various neurotransmitters that impact the brain.
Our Integrative Nutritionist has tips on how you can overcome insomnia. She also discusses various health issues that could be the underlying cause of your insomnia, if it is chronic.
Call today and ask how we can help you get relief from Insomnia.