Home > Medical > Sleep Sleep All sections in Sleep » About Sleep » Health Tips » Insomnia » Research » Narcolepsy » Sleep News » Sleep and Diet » Sleep and Travel » Snoring Poor sleep a problem for middle-aged women In a study, almost a quarter of middle-aged women report that their quality of sleep is less than good. Treating sleep apnoea may lower blood pressure Social ties affect teen sleep patterns Irregular sleep patterns make you fat Even early coffee steals your sleep See All Sleep News » Sleep Overview Sleep disorders Sleep apnoea The sinister side of snoring Insomnia What is Sleep? For middle-aged adults, sleeping less than six or more than eight hours a night is associated with a decline in brain function. Sleep disorders may include insomnia and other sleeping disorders such as sleep apnoea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, sleep terror disorder, and REM behaviour disorder. Take Action Quiz Sleep-deprived? » Sign up for the newsletter » Like us on Facebook » How to become a morning person 10 tips for better sleep advertisement About sleep So many people, why so alone? Good sleeping habits How to deal with stress during exam time Get your shuteye the natural way See All About sleep » Insomnia What noise keeps you from sleeping? Just how much sleep is enough? The shock of a sleepless night 8 types of insomnia See All Insomnia » Narcolepsy 6 bizarre sleep disorders Asleep on your feet Narcolepsy See All Narcolepsy » Snoring and sleep apnoea Silence anti-snoring spray Dealing with sleep apnoea Snoring partner: are you desperate? A battle for breath See All Snoring and sleep apnoea » Health tips 5 apps to help you sleep Is it possible to sleep too much? Simple solutions for tiredness Natural remedies for shut-eye See All Health tips » More from the research labs The sinister side of snoring Apnoea sufferers have different palates Lifestyle change eases apnoea Bad sleep affects outlook on life See All More from the research labs » Sleep and travel Asleep at the wheel Stay awake behind the wheel Antihistamines can impair driving skills See All Sleep and travel » Tools Are you sleep-deprived? See All Tools » From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.