Consumer Information

Despite the fact that we spend such a large proportion of our lives asleep and its importance to our health, well being and safety, the nature of sleep and the disorders that affect it are not well understood by our community.

The information given here deals with a number of important issues affecting sleep.

Information Library - The Sleep Health Foundation

Tips and facts about sleep - The Sleep Health Foundation

Useful Links

Healthy Sleep - The Harvard Medical School

Self Help Groups

Latest News

  • NHMRC Recipients

    24th Oct 14

    On 17 October 2014, the outcomes of several major National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia funding schemes were announced. A total of 8 sleep and circadian related project grants were awarded.

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  • Snoring likely to be in your genes

    9th Oct 14

    Dr Michael Hlavac, NZ Branch Committee chairman of the Australasian Sleep Association and director of the sleep unit at Christchurch Hospital, said about 20 per cent of adults had sleep apnoea. It was twice as common in men.

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  • Lack of sleep creates false memories

    25th Jul 14

    Next time you're arguing black and blue with someone who is assuring you you're wrong, consider how much sleep you've been getting.

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