I will occasionally publish links here to articles in the media relating to issues that I can potentially help with. These links open in an external browser tab. The views reflected in the articles are not necessarily my own and are simply intended to give people a wider, unbiased view of various issues.
As part of National Bed Month, I'm posting the recommended amount of sleep for each age group. Sleep patterns change with age. The most important thing is that you are getting enough sleep for you to function - even too much sleep can cause issues!
We are a nation of insomniacs. One in four people is dissatisfied with their sleep and one in 10 suffers from a sleep disorder. Yet despite decades of research we still do not understand why we sleep, and many insomniacs go unrecognised and untreated.