Dr Neil Stanley Independent Sleep Expert
BACK  Shneerson, Sleep Medicine, 164; Intrusive ruminating thoughts at bedtimes. These are often related to a fear of not sleeping or frustration or anger at the degree of insomnia and not being able to function effectively, either at work or in family or social life. Carlos H. Schenck, Sleep: A Groundbreaking Guide to the Mysteries, the Problems, and the Solutions (New York, 2008), 20. Worry about sleep. It’s a vicious cycle. Once you’ve experienced insomnia, you may worry about it the next night-which makes it difficult to sleep. Insomnia can become self-sustaining when you get anxious about its reappearance. Note that neither of these passages concern middle of the night Insomnia which is Ekirch topic of discussion BACK
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