Insomnia is a very real public epidemic. If you have trouble sleeping, ladies, you are not alone. An estimated 3.3 million Canadians aged 15 or older, or about one in every seven, have problems going to sleep or staying asleep, and thus are considered to have insomnia, according to a study in Health Reports. To further that, a link correlated between obesity and insomnia has been found. (Stats Canada)
Sleep disorders and chronic sleep loss can put you at risk for: Heart disease, Heart attack, Heart failure, Irregular heartbeat, High blood pressure, Stroke, Diabetes, Depression, Aging Skin, Increased Weight Gain, Decreased Sex Drive, Forgetfulness and many more. (Via WebMD)
So on my weekly parenting segment on Global TV this morning, I wanted to address a very real problem for many, especially moms who who often work a “double duty” and experience sleep interruption. Here are some tips to beat Momsomnia.