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Almost half of Britain's adults have suffered a bout of insomnia, leaving them unable to sleep for nights on end, research from sleep experts has found.
According to the Sleep Council:
- 48% have suffered from Insomnia
- 22% have lost sleep because of Restless Leg Syndrome
- 18% suffer night terrors or nightmares and a further 14% struggle with Nocturia (an excessive need to urinate)
Some 72% of Britain's adults have their sleep damaged by everyday stress, a study has revealed.
Data from the Sleep Council shed light on how difficult it was for some people to get a full night's sleep.
Some 48% suffer from insomnia and 26% told the Sleep Council a good night's rest helped them to relieve stress.
Only 27% of 2,035 people quizzed by Opinion Matters said they were able to regularly get enough rest.