Sleep

Sleep and the body clock

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Sleep 101 Part 3 Sleep and the body clock

The body clock that Professor Williams discusses in Part 3 of the Sleep 101 series, has a counterpart in Chinese Medicine – the Chinese Clock – which I’ll talk about in this post.  The body clock – the day/night cycle helping us sleep (and wake) Simply put, the body clock (also known as the circadian clock or rhythm) is a […]

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How to unlearn insomnia

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Sleep 101 Part 2 How to unlearn insomnia

Professor Williams explains how to unlearn insomnia. It’s complicated of course, but if we try and keep it simple, let’s start with 4 easy and quite obvious things you can do that will help you sleep better. Happily, we no longer live in a time where sleep apnoea is amusing, and instead we now recognise the importance of sleep and […]

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What happens when we don’t sleep?

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Sleep 101 Part 1 What happens when we don't sleep

I see a lot of patients with sleep problems, so when I got the opportunity to speak with Professor Adrian Williams about the science of sleep, I jumped at the the chance. This is the first in a 4-part series of posts which feature Professor Williams talking about his favourite subject. Think of the series as an intro to sleep […]