I use a variety of techniques to treat the daytime effects of sleep deprivation and reset my circadian rhythm. This blog discusses the 'Light Therapy', also known as 'Phototherapy' that I use every morning.
Have we become a nation of 'can't get to sleep' and can't wake up' sufferers? I think if we did a national poll, there would be more than 70% sufferers compared with those who fall asleep easily and roll out of bed awake and refreshed every day.
I have two sleep disorders that originate in the hypothalamus within my brain. Both disorders cause me to be chronically sleep-deprived on a daily basis. I can't have one disorder - no, my bonkers brain is greedy and must have two sleep disorders!