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.

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Insomnia

Are Your Sleeping Pills Even Working?

Prescription sleep medications may not be the best option for getting consistent, quality sleep.

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Sleep Disorders

New Sleep Apps and How They Can Help

Many applications or apps today target health and fitness goals. Among these are apps developed to specifically help with sleep disorders. Most sleep apps have a way of differentiating sleep state from wakeful state. This technology is called “accele...

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Dream Big—and Get There

Dream Big: Sleep 7 Hours (or More) Every Night

Tired of being...well, tired? We definitely understand; it's why we created this 4-week plan that will help you get some serious zzz's.

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Sleep Disorders

Just How Sleep-Deprived Are You?

The amount of sleep you need may have little to do with the amount you actually get. Use our Sleep Diagnostic tool to determine whether you need more sleep.

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Alternative Medicine

Can CBD Help You Sleep?

If getting a solid seven hours sounds like someone else’s dream, this alternative approach might help.

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Sleep Disorders

This Muscle Relaxation Trick Can Improve Sleep

Relaxation techniques are a great way to calm the mind and prepare you for sleep.

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Sleep Disorders

Could This New Treatment Cure Your Insomnia?

Sending electrical currents through the brain can affect sleep — but can they cure insomnia?

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Sleep Disorders

How Internet Addiction Harms Your Brain, Health, and Sleep

Do you find yourself browsing the internet at all hours of the day (and night)? When you get a spare moment or two, do you find yourself reaching for your phone or tablet for a quick online fix? If so, you may be suffering from internet addiction. Th...