Insomnia treatment should aim to improve a patient's 24-hour quality of life, by improving sleep and consequently daytime functioning and health.
3% of the adult population suffer from a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, which can be divided into 6 distinct types according to their root cause.
Menopause is a critical transition period that can harm sleep and increase the risk for developing sleep disorders. Many women who are going through menopause have trouble falling asleep, or maintaining sleep because of hot flashes or night sweats. The prevalence of sleep disturbance increases with age from pre-menopause to post-menopausephase .
Insomnia's burden on society is substantial, affecting several aspects of one’s health. Many studies link insomnia to impaired functioning, thus it is not surprising that insomnia has been associated with significant workplace deficits.
Transitions into and out of Daylight Saving Time change the social and environmental timing and therefore affect millions of people annually. Learn how to pass through the transitions successfully.