Posts by Tom St Claire

Retirement and Insomnia

Many Americans spend years preparing for retirement. However, in some cases, the changes associated with retirement can undermine sleep, leading to difficulties with insomnia. Most people spend the majority of their working lives on a relatively consistent schedule. They awaken…


Menopause and Insomnia

Menopause is a time of significant change for women, so much so that it has been called the “change of life”. Insomnia can often go hand in hand with menopause, although it may be difficult to recognize it for what…


The Hidden Cost of Fatigue in Health Care

As hospitals try to reduce costs, sleep-deprived nurses pose significant and often overlooked costs to workplace efficiency and patient care. Hospitals are losing more than an estimated $2.5 billion annually due to fatigue experienced by nurses nationwide. More than 1.6…


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