It's March now and World Sleep Day is coming soon too. Are you ready to improve your sleep habits?
To raise awareness of the importance of sleep for all in the world, the Global Sleep and Health Initiative, sponsored by the International Fund for Mental Health and Neuroscience, launched a global campaign in 2001 that sets the first day of each spring, March 21, For "World Sleep Day." The focus of this activity is to raise awareness about the importance of sleep and the quality of sleep.
The reason why "World Sleep Day" is set on the first day of every spring is that the periodic change of the seasons and the alternate day and night pattern of sleep are closely related to our daily life. 2003 China Sleep Research Association will "World Sleep Day" officially introduced into China.
Into the 21st century, a new era of science and technology, people's health awareness unprecedented increase, "have the health to have everything," the new concept enjoys popular support, so the sleep has aroused the concern of the international community.
According to the World Health Organization survey of 25,916 primary care patients in 15 regions of 14 countries, 27% of them have reported sleep problems. The reported incidence of insomnia in the United States is as high as 32% to 50%. In the United Kingdom, 10-14% %, Japan 20%, France 30%, China is also more than 30%, 50% of students have lack of sleep. Sleep disorders have a negative impact on quality of life, but a considerable number of patients have not been properly diagnosed and treated. Sleep disorders have now become a prominent issue that threatens the public worldwide.