Chapter 3: Sleep disturbances

Introduction

I thought I was getting enough sleep – I went to bed at 10 p.m. every night and didn’t have to get up until 6 a.m. Yet I always woke up tired and headachy and was always sleepy in the afternoon.

Sleep, or a lack of sleep, has a huge impact on our lives. Adequate sleep helps us to stay healthy and function well. If you are caring for someone at home, your sleep may be disturbed, and you may not be getting enough sleep.

Is your sleep affected?

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