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Dr. Alanna Hare answers an email from a concerned parent, discussing the effect of sleep deprivation and delayed sleep phase disorder on teenagers.

Q & A with Dr. Alanna Hare – ‘My daughter can’t get to sleep before 5am’

For the past 12 months, my 14 year old daughter hasn’t been able to get to sleep before 5am. If…

Mindfulness and insomnia - Accepting the Present and Sleeping Mindfully

Sleeping Mindfully with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia

When you’re unable to sleep, the natural response is to do whatever you can to immediately fix it. We are…

Sleep Clinic

What Happens in a Sleep Clinic?

For most of us, sleep problems are short-lived and, whilst frustrating and exhausting when they occur, can often quickly be…

Woman waking-up

What Does It Mean To Have A Sleep Disorder?

Dee-Dee couldn’t leave his bedroom. After being diagnosed with cataplexy – a condition that often manifests itself in the sudden…

Sleep Solutions For The Menopause

Menopause and peri-menopause are times of enormous physical, hormonal and psychological change for women. Sleep problems are a common feature…

Light

Lights Out!

Darkness is as essential to good quality sleep as light is for wakefulness and alertness in the daytime. Levels of…

Sleeping Beauty

I love a new “wonder” cream just as much as the next woman, and as I’ve got older, I confess…

Sleep in Pregnancy: Physical

Pregnancy affects a woman’s body in so many incredible ways. Often, these physiological changes can lead to the development of…

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