Sleep process, insomnia and treatments to help improve the quality of sleep are outlined.
What is it about?
This article describes the process of sleep and the causes of insomnia; and outlines treatments to help improve the quality of sleep particularly in older people.
Why is it important?
Sleep is a natural state of inactivity resulting from the closing down of bodily systems, aided by the production of hormones. There are considerable variables in sleep patterns and individual requirements. Insomnia covers a variety of sleep problems, each needing a different approach.
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