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Despite all the lie-ins a lot of people are still feeling tired and lacking in energy

Despite all the lie-ins a lot of people are still feeling tired and lacking in energy

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Sleep consultant Lucy Wolfe. Photo: Rob Lamb

Sleep consultant Lucy Wolfe. Photo: Rob Lamb

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Despite all the lie-ins a lot of people are still feeling tired and lacking in energy

Lockdown has afforded many people extra time in bed but strange dreams and late night twisting and turning are robbing us of the benefits.

Despite all the lie-ins a lot of people are still feeling tired and lacking in energy - but why are adults and young people across the country complaining of poor sleep, having frighteningly vivid dreams and of struggling to get up in the morning?

"It's safe to say what's happening right now is having a bearing on what we're dreaming about," said Motty Varghese, a respiratory therapist and licensed sleep technologist in Dublin.


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