Tuck Sleep Foundation
is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. Tuck has been featured on NBC News, NPR, Lifehacker, and Radiolab and is referenced by many colleges/universities and sleep organizations across the web.
SLEEP DEPRIVATION CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, AND EFFECTS
Here’s the good and bad news about insomnia: According to the most recent scientific studies, most of us will experience sleep deprivation at some point in our lives. Over 60 million Americans reported dealing with insomnia last year. These numbers go up the older you get, with seniors experiencing the highest percentage of insomnia.
Welcome to Mattress Reviews!
For many people, the right mattress is key to getting a good night’s sleep ― but choosing the right mattress can be a confusing, frustrating process. The list of mattress options is seemingly endless, and finding unbiased information about different brands and models is trickier than it sounds.
According to a study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 20.3 million people aged 12 or older had a substance use disorder in the past year. When paired with the research from the US National Library of Medicine that says substance abusers are more likely to have sleep disorders, it paints a picture of a never ending cycle of using substances to get sleep, and not being able to sleep because of the over usage of substances.
We at Purple have curated a guide to how substance abuse and addiction (beyond substance addiction) have been proven to affect sleep, and provides resources to help you on your path to recovery, and begin getting the rest you need and deserve out of your sleep. It is titled "How Addiction and Substance Abuse Affect Sleep: A Guide to Sleep Health During Recovery" and would make a helpful addition to your list.