WATCH | Covid-19 pandemic 'significantly increased' insomnia in healthcare workers

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Researchers from the Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University, discovered a 20% rise in the sleep disorder among physicians, nurses and practitioners.

The 2020 survey investigated work habits, mood and anxiety symptoms, as well as any indicators of acute insomnia disorder of more than 600 healthcare practitioners with an average age of 43.

Results show an increased rate in those suffering from an acute insomnia disorder rose from 44.5% from before the pandemic to 64%.

*Additional information compiled by Tauhira Dean, Health24

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