Do you struggle to get to sleep at night? You're not alone. In fact, insomnia is so common that The World Health Organisation has declared a sleep loss epidemic across industrialised nations and studies show that up to two thirds of adults occasionally experience insomnia*
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If you struggle to get to sleep you're not alone. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that up to two thirds of adults occasionally experience insomnia. Does not getting enough sleep matter? In short, yes, it matters a great deal.
The effects of not sleeping
There are numerous studies that show the effects of not getting enough sleep. From an increased risk of diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes, to weight gain, anxiety, and poor memory. Or put another way, the longer* and better your sleep, the better quality of life you'll have.
Try these College Green sleep tips to help get a good night's sleep: