What Should I Do when I Can't Sleep?
by Dr Gordon Wong, Specialist in Psychiatry
MBBS (HK), MRCPsych, FHKCPsych, FHKAM (Psychiatry), MSocSc (Couns)(South Australia), DCPsyc RCP&S (Irel), DFM (HKCFP), Dip Med (CUHK), PGDipClinDerm (QMUL)
Sleep is an important part of our lives, as we spend almost a third of our lives sleeping. During sleep, our bodies recover from the daily mental and physical stress. However, up to half of the population complain of some form of poor sleep, which may include difficulty in falling asleep, broken sleep, early wakening, or a combination of these symptoms.