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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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.

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10 Mistakes Insomnia Sufferers Regularly Make

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

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Looking Deeper into the Safety of Melatonin

Melatonin is commonly used as a sleep aid but its supplement status poses some safety issues. Here’s the low down on melatonin.

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Could Electrifying Your Brain Cure Your Insomnia?

Sending electrical currents through the brain can affect sleep — but can they cure insomnia?

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How What Happens in the Bedroom Influences Sleep

Make sure you use the bedroom for two things only

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Untreated Childhood Sleep Apnea Harms Brain

Childhood sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed and can harm brain cells linked to cognition and mood.

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Naps Help Babies Learn and Remember New Words

Sleep is essential at all stages of life, but it’s absolutely critical for childhood learning.

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How Sleep Affects Your Performance as an Athlete

Sleep has a strong influence on our overall health — but did you know that insufficient sleep can also have a negative impact on athletic performance?

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Can Weighted Blankets Help Insomnia?

Weighted blankets come with a number of health claims — but can they offer insomnia relief?

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Can Improved Air Quality Help Sleep Quality?

Researchers have identified the two specific air pollutants that appear to harm sleep quality and efficiency.