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What is sleep maintenance insomnia?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have no trouble falling asleep, but wake up in the middle of the night, this is called sleep maintenance insomnia. It is very common, especially as we age. Sleep maintenance insomnia also affects women more than men—it's a common side effect of menopause.

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