Sleeping issues have been a staple of conversation surrounding the pandemic. COVID-19 is far from over, just as far as people still contracting the disease. However, the social ramifications of the pandemic will probably far outlast the dangers that the virus pose.
One of those consequences is sleep. Coronasomnia is a term used for the new onset of sleep issues that correlate specifically with the onset of the pandemic. Sleep deprivation was already a problem prior to the onset of the pandemic. However, since COVID began, the additional stress, grief and anxiety that has come with the pandemic have compounded these sleep issues even further. Four out of ten people have reported sleep trouble during the pandemic, leading health experts to term this issue "coronasomnia". Continue reading to learn more about what coronosomnia is and what you can do about it if you are impacted.