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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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Treatment

10 Tips for Sleeping Well With Fibromyalgia

When you have fibromyalgia, rest is important, but insomnia often goes hand-in-hand with your condition. Get the sleep you need by following these tips.

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Risk Factors

Chronic Insomnia May Boost Your Diabetes Risk

We don't know why insomnia increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, but emerging research suggests we should look closer.

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Meditation

Mindfulness for Sleep After a Stressful Day

Your imagination can be a powerful tool when it comes to promoting relaxation and sleep.

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Risk Factors

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.

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Lifestyle

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.

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Nutrition

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.

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Treatment

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.

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Risk Factors

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.

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Lifestyle

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

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Risk Factors

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.