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Brand name: Refresh Night Time

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Sleep and Rest over the Festive Season | myVMC

Many people will find themselves burnt out after the festive season instead of refreshed and ready for another working year. Use the time to revitalise yourself, relax and spend quality time with your loved ones.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Sleeping pills and older people: the risks

Difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep, or having sleep that is not refreshing tends to occur more commonly as people age. Find out more.

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

People who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) reduce or stop their breathing for short periods while sleeping. This can happen many times during the night.

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

Behavioural Sleep Problems in School Aged Children

The most common issues are: not getting into bed; not settling into sleep; not staying in their own bed; waking up at night; getting up in the morning and / or not getting enough sleep.

Read more on Sleep Health Foundation website

Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Sleep in early childhood

Managing sleep for babies and children is one of the most common concerns for parents. Many worry about whether they are doing the right thing if their child doesnt sleep soundly all through the night.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Pregnancy and sleep

Sleep is vital for a healthy pregnancy. Have you considered how your changing body affects your slumber and things you can do to get a good nights sleep?

Read more on Parenthub website

Sleep Needs Across the Lifespan

It is well known that as children get older they need less sleep. Different people have different sleep needs. The advice in the table below is only a guide. You can make a good guess if a person is sleeping enough at night - observe how they act and function during the day.

Read more on Sleep Health Foundation website

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

There are many sleep problems that may be associated with PTSD. For more information on the disorders metioned below see the relevant pages on our website.

Read more on Sleep Health Foundation website

Nightmares and flashbacks

Many people seek counselling because they are experiencing constant reminders of a traumatic event in the form of flashbacks and nightmares.

Read more on WA Health website

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Sleep

Strong feelings of fatigue that don't go away are the main symptom of CFS. Fatigue tends to be worse after an activity (physical or mental).

Read more on Sleep Health Foundation website

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