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By Nancy Gossard
Welless Editor 

Better Sleep

Behavioral Therapy May Help

 

Last updated 2/16/2019 at 10:15am

An estimated 50-70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder.

About 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia each year, but about 75 percent of these individuals recover without developing persistent or chronic insomnia, according to a June 2018 article in Science Daily from a study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, That leaves around 40,712,500 with chronic insomnia.

From a June 2016 Harvard Health Letter:

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is urging doctors to prescribe a combination of talk therapy and sleep hab...



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