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Sleep is important for health. Read on for more information and advice about the connection between sleep and health.

Sleeping difficulties

Around one in three people in Sweden have trouble sleeping at some point. This could mean difficulty falling asleep, waking up early, or waking up several times during the night.

It is essential that we get enough sleep and this cannot be compromised. Good sleep provides both physical and mental rest, strengthens the immune system and contributes to good health.

Symptoms of a lack of sleep include

  • tiredness,
  • concentration difficulties,
  • feeling low,
  • stiffness and
  • headaches.

Advice for better sleep

The 1177 Vårdguiden offers good advice on sleep and health.

Find advice for better sleep on the 1177 Vårdguiden website (in Swedish)


Ingrid Ekelund
Occupational Health Nurse
Ingrid [dot] Ekelund [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Annika Ekstedt
Occupational Health Nurse
Annika [dot] Ekstedt [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Eva Örnling
Occupational Health Nurse
Eva [dot] Ornling [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Louise Bayard Burfield
Occupational Health Physician
Louise [dot] Bayard_Burfield [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Anabela Stan
Occupational Health Physician
Annika [dot] Ekstedt [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Johan Dahl
Johan [dot] Dahl [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Linda Kuhn
Annika [dot] Ekstedt [at] fhv [dot] lu [dot] se

Visiting address

Gerdagatan 9, Lund
See map

Postal address

Occupational Health Service
Lund University
Box 117
221 00 LUND

Internal mailing code 52


+46 46 222 32 80

Opening hours

Monday–Friday 08:00–15:00
Closed for lunch 12:00–12:30

Consultations by appointment only.