Sleep for a better tomorrow
Sleep like your life depends on it. Because it does.
Sleep is critically important to our overall physical and mental health, but for many Americans, sleep quality has declined over the past year, according to a new ResMed survey1. This National Sleep Awareness Week (March 14-20, 2021), learn about the importance of healthy sleep.
The state of sleep.
50% of Americans say stress or worry has negatively impacted their sleep over the past year.
While you may get through one or two days on short sleep without hurting yourself or others, it’s a potentially deadly habit to develop for the long term. A common misconception about sleep is that we just need it for daytime energy. Sleep gives us much more than just energy. It enables your body to heal damaged cells, boost immunity, recover from activities, and recharge your heart and cardiovascular system for tomorrow.
Are you at risk for sleep apnea?
Untreated sleep apnea is linked to serious health problems like diabetes and heart disease. But the good news is that it’s treatable. Take this free, one-minute quiz to see if you may be at risk.
More sleep stats.
of Gen Xers have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, higher than any other generation. This generation was also more likely than other generations to report their bed partner started snoring.
of women reported worse sleep quality in the past year versus 26% of men.
of individuals who reported working from home currently or at some point in the past year reported improved sleep versus 21% of participants who did not work from home who said the same.
of Americans said their doctor hadn’t asked them about their sleep quality.
Have talked with doctor about sleep
Willing to get sleep test
- 45% 45%
- 10% 10%
- 28% 28%
- 21% 21%
- 63% 63%
- 28% 28%
- 57% 57%
- 34% 34%
- 48% 48%
- 34% 34%
Resources for better sleep.
Why am I always tired?
The effects of sleep deprivation on your health.
How to sleep without snoring.
How well are you really sleeping?