More women than men struggle to fall asleep in both Europe and the US, study finds
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN
Updated 1652 GMT (0052 HKT) November 16, 2020
Sleep loss widespread – Do you toss and turn at night, yearning for a good night's sleep? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one third of American adults have a sleep disorder that can affect their lives in serious ways.
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Sleep and disease – Chronic diseases such as diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, cancer and obesity and many more are linked to poor sleep.
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Sleep deprivation costs society – Car accidents, industrial disasters, occupational and medical errors as well as reduced quality of life and productivity are also linked to sleep deprivation.
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Public health epidemic – It's so bad that the CDC has pegged insufficient sleep as an American public health epidemic.