You can make changes in your lifestyle & health insurance to fight sleep disorders.
Unfortunately, very few of us get enough sleep. For most of us, this lack of rest is due to the hyper-busy culture in which we live. For others, though, it’s the result of a medically-diagnosable sleep disorder.
To find out if you have a sleep disorder or just aren’t getting enough shut-eye, make some lifestyle changes. You need to get at least 7 hours of sleep at night, but try to get in bed 8 hours before your alarm will go off. This gives you a few buffer minutes to finish end-of-day to-dos and builds in the time it takes for you to drift off to sleep. If sleep doesn’t come easily, try turning off electronics an hour before bed (yes, that includes your phone!).
If you still aren’t getting enough rest, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea causes you to pause breathing while you sleep, which creates oxidative stress and generates free radicals in your body. If you think you have sleep apnea, head to a sleep center to get tested.
Will your health insurance cover this cost? It should! Good health insurance will cover testing, treatments, and medication for sleep disorders. To make sure you have the right health insurance to protect you, contact Accurate Insurance Inc. in Spokane, Washington.