Increased stress, anxiety and disrupted routines are seeing many people around the world struggling to hold on to their sleep patterns

You may have binge-watched every series you’ve always wanted to watch, but never had the time to until the pandemic hit. Or have seen all the strange animal friends videos and laid awake at night wondering how exactly it is rabbits became synonymous with carrot munching…or something like that, you are not alone. Like many other stressed and anxious people, you may be suffering from insomnia.

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What is insomnia?

Insomnia isn’t easy to define and set apart from just a regular bad night. One of the major differences is that insomnia is persistent and usually related to anxiety, depression, stress and ill mental health.

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