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Recognize the serious impacts of poor sleep

This is much more than a nighttime problem

Persistent sleeplessness can raise the risk* of:

Type 2 diabetes

Heart disease

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Chronic pain

Dementia & Parkinson's disease


* According to research: AASM Morin CM, et al. Lancet. 2012;379:1129-41, Shekleton JA, et al. Sleep 2014; 37(1):107-16

Poor sleep at night impacts your entire day

Poor physical function

You may feel fatigued or not well rested during the day, experience increased headaches, or other physical ailments.


Poor social function

You may not feel like interacting with others, or find that other people irritate you more easily.

Emotional health problems

Persistent sleeplessness can affect your mood during the day or make it harder to control and regulate your emotions.

Poor mental health

Sleep issues can worsen the impacts of issues like anxiety, depression, or other mental health concerns.

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Talk to your doctor about sleep troubles

Apart from these daytime impacts, sleeplessness also disrupts your nighttime routine. You may have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. You may wake up earlier or later than you want to.

Your quality of life depends on getting healthy sleep!

Use our Doctor Discussion Guide to help navigate the conversation and prepare for questions they may ask you in return. Developed by Eisai Canada.

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