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How Your Circadian Rhythm Changes with Age

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Our circadian rhythm is our internal clock that helps our bodies regulate a pattern of sleep and wakefulness. It is in charge of the normal time frame that you get sleepy and wake up from your slumber. However, as we age, our circadian rhythm may change, and we may experience disrupted sleep. Keep reading to find out why, and what you can do to better manage your internal clock.

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Age and Changes in Sleep: What Normal and What's Not

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 9, 2021 12:02:00 PM

How Sleep Changes as We Age

Changes in your sleep patterns are a normal part of aging. In general, people tend to have a less satisfaction and more trouble with sleep than when they were younger - this includes both falling asleep and staying asleep [National Sleep Foundation]. As a result, an extremely common misconception about sleep is that we need less sleep as we get older. You may have heard such from your grandparents or even wondered about it yourself.
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Topics: Aging and Sleep

Age and Changes in Sleep: What Normal and What's Not

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 27, 2019 10:04:38 PM

How Sleep Changes as We Age

Changes in your sleep patterns are a normal part of aging. In general, people tend to have a less satisfaction and more trouble with sleep than when they were younger - this includes both falling asleep and staying asleep [National Sleep Foundation]. As a result, an extremely common misconception about sleep is that we need less sleep as we get older. You may have heard such from your grandparents or even wondered about it yourself.
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Topics: Aging and Sleep

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