As this writer for New York Magazine ages, her sleep gets worse and worse.

It’s thin comfort, but I’m far from alone — it turns out that significantly worsening sleep is an unfortunate fact of aging for many people, and it begins at a relatively tender age (as Cari Romm noted last month). As Mark Barna writes on Discover Magazine’s website, “according to a recently published review called ‘Sleep and Human Aging,’ by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, many older people have unhealthful sleep due to age-related physiological changes. These changes can begin as early as the 30s.”’

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