Sleep Disorders And Health

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Today an average individual sleeps less than 7 hours every night. This meaning that the less sleep people get each night is slowly affecting the way their own body functions and their well-being. There are even some people in the world who suffers from Sleep Disorder, and this disorder can originate from individual’s breathing patterns, stress, or anxiety. Many individuals may wonder why sleeping is important overall for our bodies? Sleep Health is important because it is critical for our well-being and health. Without enough sleep individuals may be in risk of heart diseases, increasing their chances of become obese, being diabetics, increasing their chances of death especially with driving. Also, sleep can also affect an individual’s relationship …show more content…
On the Healthy People website their webpage about sleep health’s goal is to “increase public knowledge of how adequate sleep and treatment of sleep disorders improve health, productivity, wellness, quality of life, and safety on roads and in the workplace” (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, …show more content…
Therefore, one of the links that talks about the clinical guidelines to evaluate and manage adults who suffer from chronic insomnia. This study was conducted in 2008, and they looked for individuals of different ages, sex, and race from all different backgrounds who suffered from chronic insomnia. The researchers looked for different external factors that potentially caused the chronic insomnia such as watching the clock, taking long naps in the day, watching a movie, genetics, and others. Afterwards, the researchers gave each person different types of pharmaceutical drugs and therapy to see if any of these helped. As a result, these researchers concluded that therapy and certain drugs helped relieved patients with insomnia. The second link on the website, talks about “Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease: An American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation Scientific Statement” (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2016). This study was to see the comparisons of patients with different types of heart diseases that also have sleep apnea. This study not only focused on adults but it also focused on kids as well to see whether the kid’s lymphatic organs such as the adenoids or tonsils would be the reason why they suffer from sleep apnea. The researchers used different types of treatments to see if it could help alleviate

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