08/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Having Trouble Sleeping? Blame The Recession

Today, millions of Americans can attest to his insight. According to a poll from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), 27 percent of Americans say personal finances, the economy or unemployment concerns are keeping them awake at night.

"Stress and anxiety can definitely impact sleep," says Sunil Mathews, M.D., medical director of the Sleep Center at Baylor Medical Center at Irving. "And unfortunately, insomnia can turn into a vicious cycle."

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