Quarantine Has Left Americans Feeling More Tired Than Ever

Quarantine Has Left Americans Feeling More Tired Than Ever

July 02, 2020

    The Bottom Line:

    • 60% of Americans say the coronavirus crisis has left them feeling more tired than ever
    • 60% say they had more trouble sleeping during the quarantine than they did before
    • 68% of Americans say their sleep schedules have become more and more inconsistent during lockdown
    • 56% say their entire household’s sleep routine has been disrupted
    • Source:SWNS Digital
    The Full Story:

    There’s no doubt a lot of Americans are just tired of the whole coronavirus quarantine, but the truth is, a lot of Americans are simply tired in general. 

    A new survey finds:

    • 60% of Americans say the coronavirus crisis has left them feeling more tired than ever.
    • 60% say they had more trouble sleeping during the quarantine than they did before.
    • 68% of Americans say their sleep schedules have become more and more inconsistent during lockdown.
    • That’s lead to 63% worrying that the damage may be permanent.
    • As for what folks are doing when they can’t fall asleep, they include:
      • Watch TV – (45%)
      • Have a snack – (34%)
      • Meditate – (33%)
      • Play games on their phone – (30%)
      • Scroll through social media on their phone – (30%)
      • Read a book – (30%)
      • Take an over-the-counter sleep aid – (27%)
      • Take prescription medication – (24%)
      • Have an alcoholic beverage – (24%)
      • CBD – (15%)

    And for most people, it isn’t justtheirsleep routines that have been affected by the lockdown.

    • 56% say their entire household’s sleep routine has been disrupted.
    • 68% say it’s been hard to maintain their children’s sleep routines during lockdown, although 35% have had an easier time putting kids to bed.
    • 44% of people say being able to wake up later, has led them to go to bed later. 

    Source:SWNS Digital

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