Sleep Disorders and Aging (cont.)
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Sleep Disorder Prevention
Sleep disorders often can be at least partly prevented by developing healthy sleep habits.
See your health care provider regularly for proper care of any medical or mental problems.
Others things you can do to prevent or reduce sleeping disturbances:
Outlook for Sleep Disorders
Sleep patterns change as we age. Persistent insomnia or daytime sleepiness is not a part of normal aging. Sleep disturbances are treatable or improve with treatment of the underlying condition.
Medically reviewed by Peter O’Connor, MD; American Board of Otolaryngology with subspecialty in Sleep Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/24/2016
Subir Vij, MD, MPH
Anthony M Murro, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Carmel Armon, MD, MHS, MSc
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