Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times protects mental health, physical health and even safety. Studies show sleep deficiency harms driving ability as much as, or more than, intoxication.
Unfortunately, about 40 million Americans suffer from chronic long-term sleep disorders each year, and 20 million more experience occasional sleep problems. To improve sleep, consult a sleep psychologist, undergo a sleep study and practice better sleep hygiene. Here’s how.