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Sleep Survey

How many hours a night do you sleep on average?
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Sleep disturbances in menopause

Introduction to menopausal sleep disturbances Physiology of sleep Why are sleep disturbances more common in menopause? Hormonal changes Vasomotor symptoms […]
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Primary insomnia (idiopathic insomnia)

Primary insomnia occurs in an individual in whom insomnia is their only complaint, and the insomnia is not associated with any other medical condition or substance use.
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Sleep hygiene

The aim of sleep hygiene is to translate what is known about the biology of sleep into practical advice for promoting sleep through lifestyle and environmental changes. A good night's sleep is essential for a number of physiological functions. The amount of sleep, sleep quality...
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Sleep physiology

What happens when we sleep? Sleep is a state of reduced awareness and responsiveness. In humans, sleep is also associated with reduced movement. Sleep consists of two different phases: rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM or slow wave sleep.
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Sleep: An overview

Sleep is a state of reduced awareness, responsiveness and movement. It is essential to keep the human body functioning properly, but sleep disorders, certain health conditions and events like the festive season can interfere with getting a good night’s sleep. Read more about...
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New Year’s resolution: Getting enough sleep

Many people underestimate the importance of achieving enough rest and sleep. Sleep restores our daytime functioning, consolidates our memories from the day and saves the body's energy.
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Sleep and Rest over the Festive Season

Many people will find themselves burnt out after the festive season instead of refreshed and ready for another working year. Use the time to revitalise yourself, relax and spend quality time with your loved ones.
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Sleep: Dr Joe Kosterich

Dr Joe Kosterich talks about how long people sleep, some of the problems of not getting enough sleep, and helpful tips for changing your sleep patterns.
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Jet lag

Jet Lag - Jet Lag information on its effect on the body and tips for treatment written by health professionals.