Does ADHD cause sleeping problems? Should adults get recess like school kids? Did you know that 70% of people with ADHD have some type of sleep problem? This includes problems that are behavioral, medical, and neurological. In this episode of Refocused, we continue our discussion with two sleep experts, Dr. Stephen Lange and Dr. Sanford Auerbach. This week’s focus is on sleep problems, sleep architecture, sleep hygiene, and how they impact our ability to get restful sleep. We share tips on how to improve your sleep hygiene and manage your sleep-related issues. If you or someone you know is experiencing sleep problems, seek medical advice for diagnosis and treatment options.
Dr. Stephen Lange is a psychologist who focuses on sleep and ADHD and provides healthcare services to the U.S. Coast Guard as a Coast Guard Auxiliarist.
Dr. Sanford Auerbach is the director of Boston Medical Center’s Sleep Disorders Center and an associate professor of neurology, psychiatry, and behavioral neurosciences at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine.
Learn more: Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?