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Who is at risk for sleep disorders?

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Anyone of any age or gender can have a sleep disorder. However, some people who are more at risk for some sleep disorders include:

  • Middle-aged women, who are more susceptible to insomnia.

  • Overweight, middle-aged men, who are more susceptible to sleep apnea.

  • Children and adolescents, who experience more incidents of sleepwalking than other groups.

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Archived: March 20, 2014

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