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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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Risk Factors

Inconsistent Sleep and Mental Health Risks

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

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Risk Factors

Specific Ways Migraines Affect Your Sleep

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

White noise machine by bed, 'pink noise' may be better
Alternative Treatment

How 'Pink Noise' Can Improve Sleep and Memory

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

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How Gender Plays a Role in OSA

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

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Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea's Effects on Erectile Dysfunction

A 2015 study found that sleep apnea also poses a significant risk for erectile dysfunction (ED).

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Travel

Can Moving to America Harm Your Sleep?

A 2017 study suggests that one’s birthplace and culture can influence the quality of sleep.

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Dry Eye

Sleep Quality Linked to Dry Eye Disease

A 2016 study suggests that dry eye disease is linked to poor sleep quality. Here’s why.

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Symptoms

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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Parenting

Tech Devices That Will Help Your Teen Fall Asleep

These high-tech gadgets can help for a better night’s sleep and even get your teen up on time in the mornings.

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Parenting

Could Sleep Education Improve Sleep and Health in Teenagers?

Long-term sleep education classes may be able to reverse detrimental habits learned by teens in the home environment that are affecting sleep.