Sleep deprivation is becoming more chronic in Turkey with the rising decline in the average sleep duration compared to past years, reports Daily Sabah.

Each organized by TUTD, the 17th Sleep Medicine Congress, the 4th National Sleep Medicine Technicians Congress and the 7th Sleep Medicine Technicians Certification Course took place in Antalya’s Belek region. Speaking to the press during the congress, Professor Özgen said insomnia was one of the major health problems of the modern age. He informed that one in every two people suffer from insomnia at a certain period in their lives, claiming that sleep disorders will become a serious public health problem in the coming years.