Sleep Disorders in Aging Adults Directory
Sleep problems are common in older adults. Factors related to age include illness, medication side effects, loss of a loved one, social life activity changes, and more. Effects of these sleep troubles include daytime sleepiness, lack of energy, confusion, and poor performance on everyday tasks. There are many other factors involved in sleep problems in aging adults. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of sleep problems in older adults, causes, how to treat it, and much more.
Sleep and Chronic Illness
Having a chronic illness often leads to sleep problems. Learn more from WebMD about treatments and techniques that may help you get a good night's sleep.
Sleep and Aging
Half of all adults over the age of 65 have sleep problems. WebMD looks at how aging may affect sleep patterns.
Sleep Disorder Myths
WebMD separates fact from fiction about sleep and sleep disorders.
How to Sleep Better as You Get Older
It can be hard to get sleep as you get older. Find out why, and how to get some shut-eye.
What You Can Do to Avoid Sleep Problems in Hard Times
World events combined with everyday stresses can combine to cause sleep problems.
Eat, Exercise, Relax, and Sleep Your Way to Better Sex
Thought about leading a healthier lifestyle but haven't gotten around to doing it? Here's a possible incentive: Experts say people who are mentally and physically fit are more likely to have good sex lives.
10 Tips to Get Better Sleep
We all have trouble sleeping from time to time. But you can make it easier to get a good night's sleep every night with these simple steps.
How to Sleep Better
From having occasional difficulty sleeping to insomnia, there is a lot you can do to get a better night's sleep, feel refreshed when you awake, and remain alert throughout the day.
Slideshows & Images
Can't Sleep? It Could Be What You're Eating
Could a good night’s sleep come down to your diet? Discover which foods hinder sleep and which foods promote restful slumber.
12 Causes of Fatigue and How to Fight It
Always tired? WebMD examines causes and fixes for fatigue.
Slideshow: Fighting Fatigue and Sleepiness on the Road
Fighting Fatigue and Sleepiness on the Road
See the surprising dangers of driving sleepy. Learn what increases your risk of a car accident and tips to keep you safe whether it is insomnia, narcolepsy, or something else making you tired.