“In addition to a public health crisis and economic downturn, the novel coronavirus is also having a negative impact on our sleep. Millions of people are struggling with anxiety and fear, among other emotions, during this strange new time. In a new survey, just over 76 percent of Americans said their sleep was affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
The poll, conducted by SleepStandards, asked respondents why the coronavirus is keeping them up at night.
Anxiety was the biggest reason at 48 percent, followed by worrying about the safety of loved ones at 26 percent and loneliness at 23 percent.”
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Check out the full results from the Coronavirus Pandemic And American’s Sleep Study by Sleep Standards here.
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