According to the CDC, sleep insufficiency is a growing public health concern. Not getting quality nighttime rest has been linked to motor vehicle accidents, lower productivity in the workplace and many chronic diseases like obesity, depression and hypertension.
There are many factors that can interfere with our sleep patterns. Demanding jobs and the hectic pace of our technology-driven world play a role. Likewise, poor nutritional choices and natural disorders such as sleep apnea are factors too.
Overall, it is estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans have trouble sleeping on a regular basis. With that in mind, what can you do to ensure you get your 40 winks each night?