Sleep Disturbance and Sleep Hygiene

Sleep disturbance is a very common presentation in our current modern life among adult population; in western countries at least 1 in 4 their sleep is disturbed. Causes of sleep disturbance could be broadly divided into 3 main categories:
  • Environmental/social causes, for example: moving to a new job or country, external noises or unfavorable room temperature etc.
  • Some physical conditions and/or their treatments: for example chronic joint pain or in some heart conditions. Some medications have sleep disturbance as one of their possible side effects, for example, simvastatin and
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