LA Times: Sleep disorders have grown so prevalent since the start of the pandemic, there’s a name for it — “coronasomnia.”

That got me wondering, as I yet again tossed and turned for much of the night, if this is going to have long-term consequences for society.

Simply put, is this the new normal? Are we now, thanks to the pandemic, a nation of lousy sleepers?

“I don’t think we’re forever doomed,” said Dr. Ronald Chervin, director of the Sleep Disorders Centers at the University of Michigan. “But I’d say we’re now in an epidemic of sleep deprivation.”

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