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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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Alternative Treatment

The Pilates Exercises That Improve Sleep

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, this stretching and strengthening workout can help you get the rest you need.

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Risk Factors

Your Sleep Position May Influence Stillbirth Risk

Research suggests that sleeping on your back can significantly increase stillbirth risk from the third trimester onwards.

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Lifestyle

A Weekend Lie-in May Help You Lose Weight

If you feel sleep deprived during the week, catching up on sleep over the weekends may help counteract obesity risks.

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Risk Factors

Women's Sleep Disordered Breathing Underdiagnosed?

Women are far less likely than men to be diagnosed, even when suffering similar symptoms as men.

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Risk Factors

How Sleep May Be Affected by Climate Change

A warming global climate could have a negative impact on your sleep, according to a new study.

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Caregiving

Do Sleep Problems Signal Alzheimer's Is Coming?

Research suggests that having sleep problems may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease risk.

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Risk Factors

Risk Factors for Age-Related Sleep Deprivation

How does sleep change as we get older, and what can we do to prevent our sleep from getting worse?

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Risk Factors

Eyesight Loss with Diabetes Worsened by OSA

Diabetes puts you at risk of vision loss. If you also have obstructive sleep apnea, that risk goes even higher.

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Obesity

Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have low metabolism and be overweight, according to this study.

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Work

Revealed: America’s Most Sleep Challenged Jobs

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified the careers associated with the highest rates of short sleep duration. Is your job on the list?