Poor Sleep Quality and Insomnia Serious Health Threats to the General Population

Insomnia is a serious health threat to the general population in regards to health, safety and life quality.

United States – January 10 2015: Sleep promotes productivity and enables the renewal of the mind and body. By not getting enough sleep,people are prone to more accidents and sickness. According to the 2014 NationalHealth Survey, almost 30% of adults in the US reported that on average, theysleep less than six hours per night.  The sleep need requirements do vary from person to person and age is also an influence.

Stop Losing Sleep: Establish Healthy Sleeping Patterns to Improve Your Healthand Energy” is a book from the noted author Kyle Richards. Through his writing,Richards provides readers with simple, yet effective solutions for overcomingsleep problems, sleep disturbances, and insomnia. Individuals will gainvaluable insight on setting sleep patterns and habits to improve their overallhealth and energy. Richards states, “there are many very practical things people can do to help promote better sleep quality, thus improving every area of life.”

The CDC is quoted, “Sleep is increasingly recognized as important to public health, with sleep insufficiency linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors.Unintentionally falling asleep, nodding off while driving, and having difficulty performing daily tasks because of sleepiness all may contribute to these hazardous outcomes. Persons experiencing sleep insufficiency are also more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as from cancer, increased mortality, and reduced quality of life and productivity”

The American Journal of Psychiatry discovered that participants of the study who suffered with insomnia were about twice as likely to use alcohol to self-medicate for sleep.  This practice however will worsen insomnia.  

The book is currently available as apaperback, Kindle e-book, and Audible audiobook. Find out more informationabout “Stop Losing Sleep: Establish Healthy Sleeping Patterns to Improve YourHealth and Energy” by visiting the website directly http://healthysleeppatterns.com/

Reference – http://www.cdc.gov/features/dssleep/


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