‘COVID-somnia’ -- how pandemic impacts sleep, dreams
Sleep neurologists have dubbed it “COVID-somnia.”They’re seeing an increase in patients suffering from insomnia, sleep disturbances and the misuse of sleep medications. The pandemic is even impacting our dreams, and not for the better. More than half of them reported dreams that were pandemic-specific. Disrupted schedules, work stress, shifting family responsibilities and fears about the virus itself can all contribute. Sticking to a sleep schedule, getting regular exercise and time outdoors will help if you are struggling to get good sleep.