Stress is a fact of life and unfortunately debt has also become a fact of life for many of us. I have no doubts that today's intense stress levels are adversely affecting the quality and quantity of our sleep.
Are you an insomniac? If so, then which kind? The one who flat-out can't ever get to sleep? Or are you the type who falls asleep okay but then has a r...
If you suffer from chronic insomnia and have adolescent kids, they could be at a higher risk not only for insomnia themselves, but also for suicidal behavior and for using drugs that induce sleep (like hypnotics).
It's worth noting that adequate sleep can lower your risk for heart disease and lower some of the risk factors, such as diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.