Everything about problems to fall asleep The numbers published in the latest issue of the DAK study (Germany) are alarming! Almost 80 % of the working population of a representative part of Germany are sleeping bad. Every tenth employed is even suffering under severe sleep disturbances (insomnia). Only 20 % of the people questioned are […]
By nature, it is intended to be active during daytime and to rest during the night.
Actually it would be very easy: sufficient sleep, well balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. Well, but our everyday challenges, work- and everyday life or diseases may significantly contribute to an unhealthy lifestyle. This is not only affecting our health but also our sleeping behavior. Especially bad, insufficient or irregular sleep has a huge impact […]
During daytime, people concerned are constantly exhausted resp. tired and succumb to their tiredness. They also fall asleep at inappropriate occasions. This especially happens, when the room they are in is slightly darkened and it becomes quiet (like in the cinema, theater, at meetings and lectures). Reasons for daytime sleepiness: There are several reasons for […]
A regular sleep-wake-cycle is essential for a healthy and restful sleep. But, this is difficult for shift workers. Due to their alternating working times they are not able to stick to a regular cycle. And this may lead to sleep disturbances. Now, what can shift workers do to improve their sleeping quality? Works doctors advice […]