When we think of sleep disorders and their causes, we tend to think of the internal problems that may be to blame. Hormonal changes, anxiety, and other illnesses can all disrupt sleep patterns and lead to a poor night’s rest. However, there are also some external factors that play their part too.
One doesn’t simply block out the outside world while going to sleep. There isn’t an off switch that shuts the world out and allows us to sleep – although many insomniacs and those dealing with sleep disorders often wish there was.