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Sleeps disorders are common in the elderly, say researchers from Mayo Clinic who studied a large number of people in this age group in one Minnesota county. At the 2009 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Seattle on April 28, the researchers reported that 59 percent of 892 people, [...]Created by Admin
Sleep. The topic is enough to keep you up at night! An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep disorders or are sleep deprived. Nine million of them are taking prescription medications in an effort to get a better night's rest. This week on Mayo Clinic Radio we'll tackle the "Sandman" and get some [...]Created by Dennis Douda
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old son goes to bed each night around 10 p.m. but usually cannot fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a “tween,” or should I talk to his doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in someone his age? [...]Created by Dana Sparks