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For many Americans, bedtime is an eight hour treat that offers rest, comfort and rejuvenation. For others, it is a less beneficial experience.
In 2009, the Los Angeles Times reported that one in ten U.S. adults has difficulty getting a good night's rest. Additionally, over 40 million Americans (HuffingtonPost.com) have sleeping disorders that cause a number of health concerns, ranging from depressed immune systems to heart failure. These statistics illustrate that getting an adequate amount of sleep is very important.
However, many individuals are unaware of their sleeping habits and do not realize they have a sleeping disorder. For this reason, instead of seeking help, statistics show Americans are increasingly turning to temporary solutions like sleeping pills. With that said, if you find that you are not sleeping well and this is becoming a regular occurrence, please consult a doctor to determine if you may have a sleeping disorder.
Click on this link to discover how you can change your lifestyle to get a better night's sleep: http://www.aolhealth.com/health-concern/sleeping-better-special-1
Also, WebMD identifies what disorder you may have with their quick and easy symptom checker: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/sleep-disorders-health-check/default.htm