SLEEP AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
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Healthy sleep helps to regulate your mood and emotional health. Sleep problems often occur together with mood disorders such as depression. Anxiety disorders also can involve sleep problems. Sleeping at least 7 hours nightly and getting help for a sleep problem can improve your mood and emotional health.
Am I at Risk ?
Adults who sleep less than 7 hours nightly have a higher risk of mood problems. Sleep disorders that disrupt your sleep also can have a negative impact on your mood. Insomnia, depression and anxiety share many common risk factors. These include:
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Imtiaz Ahmad, MD, MPH, FCCP
Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad is a highly qualified physician, Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He has been actively serving the community of Lee County, Florida since 2004, with a strong focus on a proactive healthcare approach. Dr. Ahmad has received advanced training from some of the most prestigious institutions, including Harvard University, Cornell University, State University of New York at Brooklyn, and the University of Mississippi. SOMNAS is a medical facility that is committed to improving and maintaining the health of patients with sleep disorders. The expert team at SOMNAS is known for their compassionate and high-quality care. They offer unparalleled treatment and care to patients on the Gulf Coast of Florida, ensuring a better and healthier life for them.
Job Title: Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine