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How Does Sleep Affect Mental Health?

Adults who suffer from mental health conditions have over double the sleep problems, compared to the population as a whole. Whilst the traditional clinical view had been that sleep disorders and...

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Tips To Help Older Adults Sleep

The myth is that as we get older we ‘need less sleep’. Sadly, the fact is that as we get older we just get less sleep, finding it harder to both get to sleep, and to stay asleep. This is because as we...

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Does lack of sleep contribute to Alzheimer’s disease?

New research suggests that poor quality sleep may be linked to Alzheimer’s. So the question is does lack of sleep contribute to Alzheimer’s disease? Whilst our brain only accounts for 2% of body...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder SAD and sleep

Whilst Seasonal affective Disorder or SAD is often referred to as the winter blues it’s a very different process and is best described as a ‘severe recurrent depression’. The acronym SAD very much...

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When is Blue Monday

It’s quite common to have a lower mood in the winter. This is often referred to as the Winter Blues. A more severe form of ‘depression’ is called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. A lack of sunlight...

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