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 to Cope With CPAP Machine Frustration

Struggling with your CPAP machine? Do not give up! Talk to your doctor about your concerns.

By Martin Reed

Could Vitamin D Supplements Improve Your Sleep?

Some research has found links between lower levels of vitamin D and short sleep duration.

By Martin Reed

Sleep Problems When On-Call

A 2017 study suggests that simply being on-call can lead to poor sleep quality.

By Martin Reed

How to Treat Insomnia When You Live with an Alcohol Use Disorder

Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.

By Martin Reed

The Health Risks Linked to Long Sleep

Studies demonstrate that excessive sleep duration is linked to a number of negative health outcomes.

By Martin Reed

Sleep-Related Painful Erections: Causes, Solutions

Experiencing erections during sleep is perfectly normal; but they should not be painful.

By Martin Reed

Is Bedroom Air Quality Harming Your Sleep?

The simple act of opening a window at night may improve the quality of your sleep.

By Martin Reed

The Links Between Sleep and GI Health

A look at the reasons why sleep disturbances are common in those with gastrointestinal disease.

By Martin Reed

Causes and Consequences of Teen Sleep Issues

Sleep deprivation is all too common among teenagers, which is why many of the effects are overlooked.

By Martin Reed

Does Sexual Orientation Influence Sleep Quality?

A report sheds light on a long-ignored area of sleep research: sexual orientation.

By Martin Reed