Sleep Disorders

16 September 2019

WATCH: Researchers discover routine to overcome insomnia

Living a sleep-deprived life? Follow this routine and your sleepless nights might become a thing of the past.


Long-term effects of sleep deprivation can lead to serious health issues, including hypertension and depression. However, a new study conducted by the UT Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Southern California, found a simple but unusual routine that can help many overcome insomnia.

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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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