Sleep is our most basic need, crucial to our overall health and well-being. Lack of sleep can lead to a number of long and short-term health problems including heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
It may also lead to reduced concentration, low memory recall, and poor academic productivity.
According to World Sleep Society, sleep problems constitute a global epidemic that threatens health and quality of life for up to 45% of the world’s population.
Today sleep is receiving attention the world will commemorate World Sleep Day, an annual day observed to raise awareness of sleep disorders and the burden that insomnia places on society.
There are many reasons for sleepless nights. World Sleep Society, says there are close to 100 sleep disorders, but most are manageable with the help of sleep specialists.
Doctor Christopher Winter, medical director at Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine, says tossing and turning during your sleep could be as a result high room temperature.