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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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

Is ADHD a Sleep Disorder?

Trouble sleeping with ADHD? You should discuss your concerns with your doctor, particularly if you recognize any symptoms of delayed sleep phase syndrome.

By Martin Reed

How Binge-Watching Poses a Threat to Your Sleep

A 2017 study suggests that binge-watching TV can have a negative effect on sleep quality.

By Martin Reed

Sleep Can Suffer if You Have Less Purpose in Life

Looking hard at the link between our perceived purpose in life and the quality of our sleep.

By Martin Reed

Sleep Hygiene (Probably) Won't Cure Your Insomnia

The effectiveness of sleep hygiene as a treatment option for insomnia is, in the end, not certain.

By Martin Reed

The Amino Acid Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea

It appears that there is a close association between homocysteine levels and OSA.

By Martin Reed

Inconsistent Sleep and Mental Health Risks

Studies suggest that not getting enough sleep can impact physical and mental wellbeing.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Specific Ways Migraines Affect Your Sleep

A 2017 study found that almost half of individuals with Migraine experienced poor sleep quality.

By Martin Reed

How 'Pink Noise' Can Improve Sleep and Memory

What’s the difference between “white” and “pink” noise? (And why should we care?)

By Martin Reed

How Gender Plays a Role in OSA

Research suggests men and women experience sleep apnea and its complications differently.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.