Importance of proper sleep in addiction recovery

Importance of proper sleep in addiction recovery

Disturbed sleep patterns are a common issue faced by individuals in early recovery from addiction. The condition is often responsible for high relapse rates among newly sober individuals. For some people, the normal sleep cycle may be interrupted by bad dreams, rapid thought patterns and restlessness leading to lower quality of sleep. Others may experience the desire to sleep at all times. Past studies show that insomnia is an often neglected factor during recovery. Continue reading