As we get older, medical and hormonal changes often alter our sleeping habits. As Active Adults, we may find ourselves sleepy earlier in the evening, waking up throughout the night to use the bathroom or just because we are not tired at that moment.
POSSIBLE CAUSES OF SLEEP PROBLEMS:
If you experience a sudden change in your sleeping habits, consult your medical professional to rule out underlying conditions, including:
New or recently changed medications may also contribute to your sleep difficulties.
USE CAUTION WHEN TRYING OTC REMEDIES
Many adults turn to over the counter (OTC) remedies, but sleep experts warn against using these without consulting your doctor. Some of the more common sleep remedies contain chemicals that may contribute to cognitive decline, and those who use OTC sleep aids may find that the side effects are even more unpleasant than their sleep problems.
WAYS TO ACHIEVE BETTER SLEEP
After ruling out underlying medical conditions, Active Adults often find that simple changes ultimately help them achieve quality sleep:
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