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New Survey Reveals Alarming Connection Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression!


New Survey Reveals Alarming Connection Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression!
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Depression and sleep problems are two closely linked conditions that can have a profound impact on an individual's well-being. Research indicates that individuals experiencing insomnia are at a tenfold higher risk of developing depression than those who get a good night's sleep. Additionally, 75% of people with depression have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, further highlighting the link between the two.

It is unclear which condition comes first, but poor sleep quality can make it challenging to regulate emotions, leaving an individual more vulnerable to depression in the future. Depression, on the other hand, is associated with sleep difficulties, including reducing the amount of restorative slow-wave sleep a person gets each night.

If you experience difficulty falling or staying asleep, it is crucial to take these sleep problems seriously. There are treatments available, such as cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and continuous positive airway pressure devices, which can restore good sleep and prevent depression. In contrast, untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of depression by fivefold, underscoring the importance of seeking medical advice.

Sleep more to cure depression!.. The nonprofit National Sleep Foundation's annual poll found that more than 90% of adults who reported getting good sleep were free of depressive symptoms, while 50% of adults who slept less than the recommended seven to nine hours experienced mild or greater levels of depressive symptoms. This underscores the importance of prioritizing sleep and taking measures to ensure quality rest.

If you are struggling with sleep problems and have mood challenges or feelings of depression, seeking medical advice is crucial. The National Sleep Foundation advises calling or texting the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988 if you have suicidal thoughts.

In conclusion, depression and sleep problems are two closely linked conditions that can have a significant impact on an individual's well-being. While it is unclear which condition comes first, it is essential to take sleep problems seriously and seek medical advice if necessary. By prioritizing good sleep, individuals can reduce the risk of developing depression and other mental health problems, leading to a happier and healthier life.

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