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of insomnia, such as difficulty falling asleep, waking a lot during the night, and waking too early. While waking up a lot in the middle of the night is the most common insomnia complaint, the biggest overall problem disrupting the sleep of older adults is the need to get up and go to the bathroom, with nearly two thirds (65%) reporting this disturbance at least a few nights a week.

Reviewed by Michael Vitiello, PhD, and Andrew Monjan, PhD, MPH.

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