TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP IN OLDER ADULTS
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Most people have difficulty sleeping at some point in their lives. Overall health, medications, lifestyle choices, sleep habits, stress and certain sleep disorders can affect sleep.
Am I at Risk ?
Try to sleep at least 7 hours or more per night on a consistent basis. If you are still having difficulty sleeping, schedule an appointment with your doctor to discuss potential underlying sleep problems.
Lack of sleep may lead to accidents and impair performance. Frequent or persistent problems can lead to mood disorders and affect health.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: CONTENT DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE
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Imtiaz Ahmad, MD, MPH, FCCP
Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad is a highly qualified physician, Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He has been actively serving the community of Lee County, Florida since 2004, with a strong focus on a proactive healthcare approach. Dr. Ahmad has received advanced training from some of the most prestigious institutions, including Harvard University, Cornell University, State University of New York at Brooklyn, and the University of Mississippi. SOMNAS is a medical facility that is committed to improving and maintaining the health of patients with sleep disorders. The expert team at SOMNAS is known for their compassionate and high-quality care. They offer unparalleled treatment and care to patients on the Gulf Coast of Florida, ensuring a better and healthier life for them.
Job Title: Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine