According to the National Centers for Biotechnology Information, around 70 million Americans experience sleep disruption. Thousands of people cannot sleep properly due to insomnia in our country during the pandemic. Dr. Sam Friedlander, who is practicing at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, commented,“We are going through an unprecedented time where there is so much stress affecting people. I have been seeing a lot of sleep problems.”
Nobody can quite put their finger on exactly why it is happening, but anxiety-related disorders have seen a massive increase in the last few years. This phenomenon is a global one which has led to a burgeoning interest into the best anti-anxiety drugs and mindfulness meditation techniques.
Cannabis combined with blood thinning medications has become an increasing concern as Medical and Adult-Use cannabis are being legalized across the country. The fastest growing groups of Cannabis users are those 60+ years old.