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EPISODE: SLEEP WITH DR. ROSEMARY GIBSON

Myth# - We need less sleep as we get older (and that glass of wine before bed really does help me sleep).

Listen to Dr Rosemary Gibson, a leading sleep researcher at Massey University in Wellington, as she talks about the importance of sleep.

Rosemary and Danielle discuss:

  • Rosemary's background as a sleep researcher;

  • How sleep is one of the 'pillars of health';

  • The effects of being sleep deprived and some of the important functions of sleep;

  • Some common issues for people who care for others with dementia;

  • The need for sleep - does it change as we grow older?; 

  • Sleep disordered sleeping;

  • The impacts of alcohol and coffee; and

  • Sleep aids.

Learn more about Dr Gibson, by clicking HERE>>.