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Sleep Disorders

19 May 2020

WATCH | The importance of sleep during the Covid-19 pandemic

Generally, sleep is considered important for your overall health and wellbeing. However, it could take on an additional meaning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, including our sleep patterns. However, focusing on getting sufficient sleep during this time is especially important, for a number of reasons. Watch the video to find out more.

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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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