Tips and facts about sleep - The Sleep Health Foundation

The Sleep Health Foundation's Tips About Sleep provide interesting facts about sleep and some useful tips about how to make it better.

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Common Reasons Why People Don't Get Enough Sleep

Ten Common Sleep Disorders

Facts about Sleep

Common Mistakes Made with Sleep

Common Myths About Sleep

Sleep Tips for Children

Ten Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

Ten Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Ten Tips to Help Combat Jet Lag

Sleeping Beter in Your Hotel Room

Contributors Acknowledgement
The Sleep Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges the contribution of the following people in the production of our A-Z Information Sheets and Tip Sheets:

Dr Maree Barnes, Dr Shalini Bastiampillai, Professor Dorothy Bruck, Professor Peter Cistulli, Ms Sue Cranage, Dr David Cunnington, Dr Sally Ferguson, Associate Professor Andrew Francis, Dr Michael Gradisar, Professor David Hillman, Dr Harriet Hiscock, Dr Melinda Jackson, Dr Moira Junge, Associate Professor Gerard Kennedy, Dr Don Lewis, Dr Lindsay Morgan, Dr Emma Sciberras, Dr Andrew Thornton, Mr Alex Tully, Dr Lynnette Walpole.

Latest News

  • Normal sleep needed to break cycle of abuse: child expert

    31st Mar 15

    Abused children need help to sleep normally again if we are to break the abuse cycle, a child expert says.

    Otago University's Wellington paediatrics department head Professor Dawn Elder says social workers and doctors working with families where there has been violence should always check whether the children are sleeping well.

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  • The maths to a healthy sleep and how to calculate what you need

    30th Mar 15

    According to a recent Sleep Health Foundation study, around 30 per cent of Australians complain of insufficient sleep on a daily or near-daily basis.

    Chair Professor David Hillman said a lack of sleep or too much of the wrong sort of sleep was causing the issue.

    "The big national problem is not enough sleep rather than too much, although there are exceptions to that," he told 702 ABC Sydney's Dominic Knight.

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  • Cognitive Strategies in the Treatment of Insomnia: Why and When?

    19th Mar 15

    Registration for the next ASA webinar is now open! The webinar will be presented by Dr Melissa Ree.

    For more information click here

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