Why does insomnia increase with aging?


Why does insomnia increase with aging?

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Probably a lot of factors like being less active in the day, pain at night, being retired so you can stay up late whenever, medications etc.

As you age, you need less sleep. Medications and disease processes can affect the ability to fall asleep and stay asleep.

There are several factors, including a reduction in melatonin, decrease in physical activity, and the body becoming less good at it.

Lack of sleep is a significant factor in aging and it could be ine of the reasons why ageing seems to get faster