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
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.
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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
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.