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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Daylight Saving Time and Heart Disease Risk

You might think a one-hour change wouldn’t be much of a disruption. But it’s the suddenness of the change that can lead to significant health consequences.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

What is Intensive Sleep Retraining and How It May Cure Your Insomnia

Waking up all night after just three minutes of sleep? This may sound like a nightmare but is actually a technique used to reverse insomnia.

By Martin Reed

Wild Lettuce: Unlikely Natural Sleep Remedy

Poor sleep is all too common, yet sleep is vital for maintaining your overall health. Wild lettuce is a natural sedative that can ease sleepless nights.

By Leury Pichardo

How to Deal With Insomnia During Pregnancy

Insomnia is never fun, but when you’re pregnant, it can be even more difficult to deal with. These tips can help.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

A Public at Risk: DOT Rejects Sleep-Apnea Testing

This decision to remove sleep-apnea screening comes as a surprise, given recent high-profile incidents involving drowsy truck drivers.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Tips for Beating the TV Binge and Getting Quality Sleep

Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing

By Alice Williams

Does Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increase Depression Risk?

Research suggests timely psychiatric intervention to improve quality of life for those with OSA and regular screening of depression as part of OSA management to reduce mental health risks.

By Martin Reed

Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Is Your Cooking Oil Ruining Your Sleep?

The cooking oil you use could contribute to your sleep problems, according to this study into the fumes released by different cooking oils.

By Martin Reed

The Pros and Cons of Consumer Sleep Products

Countless products claim to improve sleep. But how to choose? And how to know if they even work?

By Martin Reed