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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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.

By Martin Reed

Do Sleep Problems Signal Alzheimer's Is Coming?

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

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

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?

By Martin Reed

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.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

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.

By Mary Shomon

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?

By Martin Reed

Your Genes May Influence Insomnia Risk

A new study identified the risk genes for insomnia and genetic similarities between insomnia and other health traits.

By Martin Reed

New AASM Guidelines for Insomnia Treatment

American Academy of Sleep Medicine releases new guidelines for drug-based management of chronic insomnia.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Products You Can Buy Today to Improve Your Sleep Tonight

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for a new mattress or bedding. Here are some tips to help you choose.

By Martin Reed

10 Mistakes Insomnia Sufferers Regularly Make

The very things that many insomniacs do to improve their sleep can actually harm their sleep.

By Martin Reed