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January 18, 2020
You lived a full life – from baby, to toddler, to a full-grown person. You overcame life’s challenges. You worked yourself to your full potential. You felt like you’re on top of the world. And just like Thanos, you were inevitable.
Then you reach retirement where you experience a whole new world. The obvious physical changes in your body – slowness of actions, memory loss, sagging skin, eye problems, etc. – dictate the need to slow down. Unfortunately, the first thing to almost always go awry is your sleeping habits.
Here are some possible sleeping disorders that can manifest in an advanced age.
When an elderly person experiences sleep troubles, it is important to have a consultation with a health care practitioner to rule out any other underlying medical problems. To help with any sleep-related concerns, ask a doctor about Seditol.
 Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian. “Sleep and Hypersomnia.” WebMD. (2017, October 29). Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/hypersomnia
 “Insomnia in the Elderly.” Drugs.com. (2019, June 19). Retrieved from https://www.drugs.com/cg/insomnia-in-the-elderly.html
 Reviewed by Michael V. Vitiello, PhD. National Sleep Foundation. (2009, December). Retrieved from https://www.sleepfoundation.org/articles/aging-and-sleep
 “Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet.” National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. (2019, May 14). Retrieved from https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Restless-Legs-Syndrome-Fact-Sheet#2