The Health Journal
August 2015, Editor's Pick
We’ve all had sleepless nights. You know the ones. You wake for no reason with your mind in overdrive, or you find yourself sleeping fewer hours and wonder why. Sleep deprivation develops to varying degrees throughout life, mostly during times of stress or illness, but the phenomenon happens more frequently with age. In turn, we experience increased concern over conditions associated with fatigue and failing memory, as well as a desire to optimize sleep in order to lead healthy, active senior lives.