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Less sleep with age not normal

Insomnia should be screened for and addressed in the elderly by their physicians as it is not a normal part of aging. A poor night's sleep can often make one feel moody, irritable and short tempered, and can lead to depression. Treatment is through behavior modification and medication.

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About: Less sleep with age not normal

Date: 14 July 2005

Source: Science Daily

URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/index.php?feed=Science&article=UPI-1-20050714-19455400-bc-us-seniorsleep.xml

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