How COVID-19 wreaks havoc on your sleep
(Amanda Marcotte/ CBC News) –– Leanne Thompson-Hill says she’s had a lot of sleepless nights since she got COVID-19 last year.
On top of all the other terrible symptoms, Thompson-Hill said one of the most awful aspects was the havoc it wreaked on her ability to get a good night’s sleep.
“I didn’t sleep. I’d just stay up. It was like I was a zombie,” she said. “I wanted to sleep. I couldn’t get out of bed.”
Before she even knew she had COVID-19, she had extreme insomnia for six weeks, never sleeping more than an hour at a time.
“At first I honestly thought I was dying,’ she said. “It felt like I had glass in my lungs.” (…)