Coronasomnia: What it is and How to Overcome it

Posted by Darian Dozier on Aug 7, 2023 12:51:00 PM

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.  

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COVID-19 Symptoms that Ruin Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 16, 2023 10:01:00 AM

COVID-19 unfortunately is far from being over. New strains seem to be arising quite often, and as life tries to get to a new normal, there always seems to be this imminent threat. Aside from the stress that causes, COVID itself causes many problems, particularly at night. 

It's not new information that a connection exists between your immune system and sleep. So if your illness causes you to have trouble sleeping, then that could inherently make your immune system weaker, giving you more trouble fighting the virus and getting better. Here are a few COVID-19 symptoms that ruin sleep, and ways you can help yourself get the rest you need for a good recovery. 

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Topics: COVID19

Worse Sleep for Black Americans During the Pandemic

Posted by Darian Dozier on Mar 8, 2022 6:42:00 AM


The pandemic has paved the way for many new lifestyle changes, some good, some bad. However, one of those bad changes has been sleep, specifically for Black Americans. They have experienced the worst sleep of all groups during the pandemic. Continue reading to find out more about this study, and what Black Americans can do to improve their sleep in spite of everything negatively impacting their efforts. 

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Topics: COVID19

How to Reclaim Sleep and Control Stress During COVID-19

Posted by Darian Dozier on Mar 2, 2022 6:34:00 AM

COVID-19 has been a stressful time for all. Everyone has had to adjust to new ways of life, and with the uncertainty of the course of the virus, it can be even more difficult to navigate life and try to maintain as much normalcy as possible. But what even is normalcy? It is being redefined everyday, making it hard to come up with a routine and reduce stress levels and meet basic needs including 7-8 hours of sleep. Continue reading to find out more about stress and how we can all live better lives. 

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Sleep Disorders Related to Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 28, 2022 11:37:00 AM

COVID-19 can present with varying levels of severity for anyone who contracts the virus. It is a respiratory virus that affects the lungs' ability to properly oxygenate the body. Some patients have no to mild symptoms while others have very severe symptoms that require respiratory assistance. Certain sleep disorders may be related to severe COVID-19, so it's important to know what these diseases are and how they can affect your prognosis. 

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Topics: Sleep Apnea, COVID19

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