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Sleep Disorders

21 April 2019

WATCH: What if humans didn't have to sleep?

But, what if we didn't need to sleep? What if we could spend our nap time doing something else?

We spend 33% of our lives sleeping. That's around 25 years wrapped up in bed, catching up on sleep!

Why am so tired?

But, what if we didn't need to sleep? What if we could spend our nap time doing something else? With more hours in the day, what couldn't we do?

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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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