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The Science of Sleep

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  • Civic Square Library
    10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon WA 6154, Australia

If you’d like to learn more about why we sleep and how it helps keep us healthy then you should attend this session. You will learn about the science of sleep, why it is sometimes difficult to sleep and how inadequate quantity or quality sleep is bad for your health. Common sleep disorders will also be explained and some novel treatments will be presented. You will also be provided with some simple tactics to optimise your sleep and improve your health.

Dr Jen Walsh is a physiologist at the West Australian Sleep Disorders Research Institute and Centre for Sleep Science at UWA.  Her research interests include investigating the causes of, and treatments for, sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea and insomnia.  Jen also teaches post-graduate courses in Sleep Science and Dental Sleep Medicine.

Free event but booking is essential.