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What medical conditions can interfere with sleep?

Medical conditions, such as heart failure and prostate disease, can interfere with sleep, as can certain prescription and over-the-counter medications. Arthritis and other painful conditions also can disrupt sleep for obvious reasons. Psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, can result in decreased sleep, although some people with depression spend excessive amounts of time in bed.

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