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can lack of sleep affect the brain's performance and memory?

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Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely!: The symptoms described are very typical of poor quality sleep. If a person has adequate time for sleep, but it is of poor quality, there may be an issue with sleep related breathing. If this is the case, a visit to someone trained in sleep disorders is needed. Even if the problem is lack of time for adequate sleep, better quality sleep can be obtained in less time with treatment.
Answered on Apr 1, 2013

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