Insomnia quiz answers

Insomnia quiz answers

1. Exercise is the best way to restore energy to the brain.

False - Our brains use 20-25% of our energy. Our brain cells cannot store energy and the only way to restore that energy is through sleep.

2. Meditation and relaxation exercises are the best way to improve the length and soundness of your sleep. It also helps you get to sleep faster.

True - Meditation and relaxation exercises are the best way to improve the length and soundness of your sleep. It also helps you get to sleep faster.

3. Insomnia is estimated to cost the United States more than $100 billion per year.

True - Because insomnia affects one in three people, a University of Chicago study puts the cost of medical treatment and drugs, reduced productivity, accidents, hospitalization and more between $92 billion and $107 billion per year.

4. 90 percent of people who experience depression also have a sleep disorder.

True - According to Harvard Health Publications, an overwhelming majority of people who suffer from depression also suffer from some type of sleep disorder, and it’s most-often insomnia.

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