Sleep Awareness Week
Last Reviewed: 04/08/2019
Video: Lack of sleep? Catch up on the weekend
Even when you’re sleep-deprived during the week, it looks like you can make up for it with a lengthy lie-in on the weekend.
Insomnia (not sleeping) is a problem that most people experience at some time or another. Find out more about insomnia and how to cope with difficulty sleeping.
Video: All it takes is 5 nights of bad sleep
A report commissioned by the Federal Government has found 5 nights of bad sleep can put your body in a pre-diabetic state, and for young men may cause a dramatic, but temporary, drop in testosterone levels.
Sleep problems and snoring
Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep for an adequate length of time. Find out what products are available for sleep problems and snoring.
Video: Waking up to sleep deprivation
Many Australians accept sleep deprivation as a part of life, relying on stimulants like caffeine to get them through the day. But sleep deprivation causes adverse physical effects, such as high blood pressure, heart disease and obesity.