Sleep Disorders

10 August 2010

Sweet sleep

One of our fast-paced lifestyle’s most common casualties is sleep.

One of our modern lifestyle’s most common casualties is sleep. It should be so simple: just have a bath, read a few lines of a good book, and then drift away for a healing eight hours.

Not so. More and more people of all ages write in to the Sleep Expert asking for help.

A mother worries about her toddler not sleeping, a desperate user needs help coping with sleeping-pill withdrawal, and a student thinks that he may be getting too much sleep.

Read more:
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Simple steps to help you sleep

(Health24, April 2009)


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Dr Alison Bentley is a general practitioner who has consulted in sleep medicine and sleep disorders, in both adults and children of all ages, for almost 30 years. She also researches and publishes on a number of sleep-related topics both in formal research journals and lay publications including as editor of Sleep Matters, an educational newsletter on sleep disorders for doctors.

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