It’s common for people with a traumatic brain injury to have trouble sleeping. This comic includes information about sleep problems after TBI and how to improve your sleep.

Sleep wake cycles may be affected by damage to certain parts of the brain. Because of this, people with TBI may have trouble falling asleep or getting a good night’s sleep. This comic explains:

  • Why sleep problems occur
  • Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
  • How sleep medicine can help
  • Ways to change your behavior and environment to help you get better sleep

Information source of TBI and Sleep Infocomic

The TBI and Sleep infocomic is based on the factsheet Sleep and TBI. This factsheet was developed by Brian Greenwald, MD, and Kathleen Bell, MD, in collaboration with the Model System Knowledge Translation Center.

Related Resources for TBI and Sleep

To learn more, check out our page devoted to sleep and TBI.