Thirty-five percent of adults in the United States report getting less than seven hours of sleep.
Unfortunately, that puts you in a state of sleep deprivation. The high-stress environment often found in the modern world is what drives many people to sleeplessness. That’s where good sleep hygiene and acupuncture can relieve stress and help you get a good night’s rest.
The Symptoms of Insomnia and the Stress-Sleep Deprivation Cycle
You’ll recognize many of the symptoms of insomnia like difficulty falling asleep at night, frequent night waking, waking too early, and daytime tiredness despite being in bed for seven to eight hours. There are other symptoms you may not have linked to insomnia such as irritability, anxiety, and depression, difficulty focusing, clumsiness or accidents, and increased stress about falling asleep.