Lifestyle

How Coronavirus Lockdown Anxieties Take A Toll On A Sleep Cycle?

Before the lockdown, wakeful nights were once in some while affairs, but now it has become very regular.

Thus it has made a substantial impact on our sleep cycles.

With an increasing time being spent indoors, stress is high amongst many people. It is quite natural to feel anxious or distressed. This influences your sleeping pattern strongly and can manifest various disorders related to it. Numerous medical experts have noted a rise in calls regarding erratic cycles of sleep.

Also Read: 5 Ways To Date Safely During COVID-19 Pandemic

 There has been an increase in the sense of insecurity and uncertainty. Life was already full of worries, and to add to that, Coronavirus has made us question everything that the future holds. There has been a tremendous change in the economy, with many people losing their jobs and sitting with no opportunity. Now one has to manage household chores and office work simultaneously. Working from home has influenced patterns of sleeping a lot. With fewer people to handle the job, the pressure has increased on the ones who are working. Spending late nights to meet office deadlines have become a common phenomenon. It has crucial impacts on the quality of sleep. This period has also seen a rise in cases of insomnia.

 Many people who had been already suffering from various sleep-related illnesses face the aggravation of their situation. People with existing cases of stress and anxiety who relied on therapists for regular consultation are also facing problems. This all strongly impacts the quality of sleep.

 These anxieties, combined with lack of sleep and increasing pressure, are putting a strain on many aspects of life. From work to our relationships. The state of a person's productivity is not the same as has been observed. Even people who had a strict daily routine and used to be early risers are not able to rise as early as they used to. This has affected the natural cycle of sleep. How many times a person lies on the bed awaiting rest, but it's far to come. This also gives a place to overthink many things, which is not at all healthy.

 Unnecessary overthinking amongst patients of anxiety often leads to panic attacks, which have become relatively common. A person's routine, which he has cultivated over the years, has ultimately been disrupted. It only has a worse effect on the moods of the people. Feeling low and stressed has become relatively rampant. This is no help to the present crisis of quality sleep and quality health, and it looks like it will only be getting worse. To fight this, one has to take firm steps towards having a strict sense of daily routine.