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Hypnic Headache: The Basics

Hypnic headaches, also called “alarm clock headaches,” wake you up in the middle of the night and can last up to four hours.

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Sleep-Disordered Breathing Increases AFib Risk

In older men, two sleep abnormalities may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke.

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Sleep Apnea: Causes and Symptoms

An estimated 12 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea, which is characterized by repeated episodes of interrupted breathing during sleep. Yet 95 percent are undiagnosed and untreated.

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Acting Out Dreams? What You Can Do

Regularly acting out dreams physically, including thrashing, hitting, and punching, can be dangerous. Here’s what you can do about it.

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How to Deal With Nighttime Leg Cramps

Also known as a charley horse, it is associated with conditions such as dehydration, certain drugs, and chronic disease.

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To Keep Your Mind Sharp, Don’t Skimp on Sleep

Increasing evidence points to the importance of good-quality sleep in preserving your memory and cognitive abilities.

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5 Sleep Stealers to Avoid

Try to stay away from the following stimulants, which can contribute to poor-quality sleep.

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What to Do If You Think You Have Restless Legs Syndrome

Seven steps to ridding your life of RLS — starting with speaking up and talking to your doctor, and cutting back on coffee and alcohol.

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5 Signs You'e a True Insomniac

If you are experiencing these common symptoms, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor.

Unhappy woman feeling sick on her bed in the morning.

Feeling sick after waking in the morning?

Find out more about how not getting enough quality sleep can leave you feeling sick for the rest of the day.