Can a Good Nights Sleep Beat Depression?
Everyone has days where they feel down in the dumps. But when feelings of sadness, anger or frustration become so overwhelming they interfere with your daily activities you could fall into depression. While sleep disorders have long been associated with depression, recent research on this link has changed the way the medical community views the cause of depression. Today I’m going to share the latest research and tell you how to use this new information to fight depression – or even prevent it altogether. The Surprising Link Between Insomnia and Depression Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. During our mid-life years the chances of experiencing an episode of depression nearly doubles. Even mild cases can interfere with one’s ability to function normally at work, maintain a home and interact socially. Over 90% of depression patients suffer from either insomnia (inability to sleep) or hypersomnia (excessive sleep). For a long time, many experts believed insomnia was