Sleep deficiency has been linked to an array of conditions, including diabetes and depression, reports U.S. News and World Report.

For many midlife adults with multiple responsibilities, including demanding jobs, young children and aging parents, there may simply be an occasional challenge in falling or staying asleep. Although this is common during what is, for most people, the busiest time of life, there are simple strategies that can be hardwired into your daily routine to help ward off more frequent sleep disturbances.