Sleep Disorders

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.

Sleep Disorders

Women With This Sleep Problem May Have Greater Cancer Risk

by Stephanie Stephens Health Writer
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Finally, a Blood Test to Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

by Lara DeSanto Health Writer
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Lucid Dreaming: What Does It Feel Like?

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8 Questions to Ask Before Taking Sleeping Pills for Insomnia

Most of us will experience short-term sleep problems at some point in our lives. This is normal. So if you’ve only been having trouble sleeping for a few nights or a couple of weeks, you shouldn’t be thinking about sleeping pills just yet. Elusive sl...

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These Popular OTC Supplements May Cause Insomnia

Check to see if any supplements you’re using come with a hidden side effect of insomnia.

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Why Reducing Exposure to Blue Light Improves Your Sleep

People spend anywhere from 3 to over 8 hours looking at the screens of various electronic devices, which produce blue light and disrupt sleep. Here’s how to combat this.

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Ending the Anxiety, Insomnia, and Sexual Dysfunction Cycle

Pairing insomnia with anxiety can have harmful effects on your relationship and sex life.

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If You Have Asthma and Sleep Issues, You Need to Read This

It goes without saying that if you suffer with asthma, you should probably not be smoking. Not only can smoking worsen asthma symptoms, it can also affect your sleep. The link between anxiety, insomnia, asthma and smoking A Norwegian study looked at ...

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Kids With Cleft Lip/Palate May Have Breathing Trouble

One of every 940 children in the United States is born with cleft lip (with or without cleft palate), and one of every 1,574 is born with cleft palate without cleft lip. This means that more than 4,000 children are estimated to be born with such an o...

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Too Hot to Sleep? Your AC May Be Making Things Worse

We all know how difficult it can be to fall asleep when it's too warm. But could seeking relief with an air conditioner cause more harm than good?

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The Link Between Psoriasis and Insomnia

Psoriasis is a chronic disease characterized by skin inflammation and an increased production of skin cells due to an overactive immune system. Although the body produces new skin cells much faster than normal, it does not shed them as quickly, resul...