Latest by Martin Reed

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Sleep Problems When On-Call

A 2017 study suggests that simply being on-call can lead to poor sleep quality.

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How to Treat Insomnia When You Live with an Alcohol Use Disorder

Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.

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Risk Factors

The Health Risks Linked to Long Sleep

Studies demonstrate that excessive sleep duration is linked to a number of negative health outcomes.

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Sleep-Related Painful Erections: Causes, Solutions

Experiencing erections during sleep is perfectly normal; but they should not be painful.

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Is Bedroom Air Quality Harming Your Sleep?

The simple act of opening a window at night may improve the quality of your sleep.

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The Links Between Sleep and GI Health

A look at the reasons why sleep disturbances are common in those with gastrointestinal disease.

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Causes and Consequences of Teen Sleep Issues

Sleep deprivation is all too common among teenagers, which is why many of the effects are overlooked.

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Does Sexual Orientation Influence Sleep Quality?

A report sheds light on a long-ignored area of sleep research: sexual orientation.

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Eat Well to Improve Your Sleep Health

A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and legumes just might help you sleep better, according to this study.

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Sleep Paralysis: Exploring Potential Causes

Ever woken in the night feeling paralyzed or unable to breathe? Sleep paralysis could be to blame.