Sleeping and Old Age: What You Need to Know

As you come of age, most people will notice changes in your sleeping patterns and that is normal. Older adults find it hard to sleep than when they were teens and easy to stay awake. Why so? Changes in sleeping patterns, also known ‘sleep architecture’ exists and that causes sleep issues. You should know that sleep comes with several stages, such as light and deep sleep (dreamless periods) and occasional active dreaming known as REM sleep. This is a cycle repeating several times each night although sleep time remain constant, but older adults spend more time in lighter sleep periods […]