Learn about sleep disorders such as insomnia, narcoplepsy, and restless leg syndrome, including prevention tips, triggers to avoid, and drug information to help cure sleep problems.
Researchers have brought us one step closer to quickly diagnosing this elusive disease that many brush off as “imaginary.”
Widespread assumptions about Zzzs could be seriously endangering your health, due to conditions like sleep apnea. Thankfully, a new study is busting common myths.
If you’re one of the 70 million Americans who struggles to get a good night’s sleep, these new high-tech PJs could be the solution.
On one hand, a new study shows that sleeping with your pet can help ease chronic pain symptoms. On the other hand, another study shows that sleeping with your dog may result in… no sleep at all. So, you may not be in pain, but you won’t be well-rested. Choose your poison.
Some sleeping pills can impair your ability to wake up in response to a threatening situation, such as the smell of smoke or the sound of a fire alarm.
No much how much fame or fortune you have, insomnia can strike you, too. Just ask George Clooney.
Aside from being rundown and tired, some studies also suggest a link between a lack of sleep and an increased risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Follow these three tips to catch more Z's.
Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.
Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.
Middle-aged and older women who naturally go to bed and get up early (early birds) are considerably less likely to be depressed, according to a new observational study.
Results of a new study suggest that sleeping fewer than six hours a night or more 10 hours a night increases your risk for metabolic syndrome that increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.