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Why can’t I sleep? My mission to understand insomnia

Millions of people in the UK have trouble sleeping, and Guardian reporter Leah Green is one of them. Like many insomniacs, she has tried all the at-home remedies, sleep hygiene and gadgets designed to cure her sleep problems. She finds out why it is so difficult to conquer insomnia, and why good treatment is so hard to come by
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https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/insomnia/

www.sleepio.com/nhs

Sources ►

Waking up to the health benefits of sleep
https://www.rsph.org.uk/our-work/policy/wellbeing/sleep.html

Increased Prevalence of Insomnia and Changes in Hypnotics Use in England over 15 Years: Analysis of the 1993, 2000, and 2007 National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3274339/
The natural history of insomnia: focus on prevalence and incidence of acute insomnia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22800714
Epidemiology of insomnia: a longitudinal study in a UK population.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17425223

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