Lack of Sleep May Cause Lack of Empathy


Do you remember the last time that you were able to get enough sleep at night? You probably woke up extremely fresh, but it is the kind of feeling you haven’t experienced much since. To be sure, those suffering from insomnia, chronic pain, nightmares, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other related issues have an uphill battle to climb. The good news is that there are treatment options available that can begin to lead you back on the path to restorative sleep. Dr. Jay R. Goldman would love the opportunity to show you that you can overcome your obstacles, and feel better about life again.

There is no doubt that a lack of sleep can cause a number of problems in your life. However, did you know that not getting enough sleep can actually cause you to have a lack of empathy? A Psychology Today article recently looked at how a bad night’s sleep can lead to a very short supply of compassionate behavior. Though it was already known that problems sleeping can create negative effects on cognitive function, less was known about the effects on empathy. The newer study did show the connection, which makes insomnia in health care workers a potentially critical issue.

Eventually, you are going to grow weary of the sleepless nights. After all, when you aren’t getting the right amount of sleep at night, all of life’s tasks can seem difficult. That is why Dr. Jay R. Goldman works so hard to help you overcome your issue. After you get to the root of your problem, you may find that it is a lot easier to get some restorative rest. Contact Dr. Jay R. Goldman, today, and set up your appointment.

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