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Who is at risk for sleep disorders?

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Sleep disorders are more likely among:

Kids and teens are more likely to sleepwalk than other people.

  • Middle-aged women, who are likelier to get insomnia
  • Overweight, middle-aged men, who have a greater chance of getting sleep apnea

From: Sleep Disorders FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep.”

FDA: “Side Effects of Sleep Drugs.”

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep.”

FDA: “Side Effects of Sleep Drugs.”

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

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