Sleep school Neckar Valley based self help group for insomnia sufferers at the beginning I want to show you time – with some impressive numbers, how important is the timely detection and treatment of sleep problems! 26% of the population already complains about sleep and sleep disorders. 21% of them already suffering from chronic insomnia! Studies have shown that up to 70% of people who suffer from insomnia, consult a doctor. A European study shows that up to 40% of insomnia company affected absolutely nothing about it. More than 50% of accidents are due to fatigue, as well as 45% of car accidents! Also great catastrophes, such as E.g. the fatal nuclear reactor accident in Chernobyl, or the oil spill of the Exxon Valdez are partly due to fatigue. This is not to forget that also the national cost burden of these events is enormous.
Extrapolating to the so-called indirect costs these costs, so those medical treatment of insomnia, so are sums in the billions! Some dream when sleeping. But very many dream of sleep. Of all sleep disorders, Insomnien occur most frequently. Very many people can in the evening do not easily fall asleep, or not sleep through the night. No matter what they do, the so much desired snooze will and will not adjust! Insomnia affects a sleep in the night, on the other hand she affect the waking state on the day. Who gets too little sleep, which is no way to regenerate his body and brain. That, insomnia cause daytime sleepiness and impaired concentration.
People are nervous, irritable and feel often overwhelmed. Chronic insomnia is not treated, a persistent impairment is the result. The daytime sleepiness and the performance limitations can remain indefinitely. Patients are at increased risk of accident on the road and at work and suffer also frequently on co-morbidities like depression. Lack of sleep causes but also leads to damage to health.