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Sleep Disorders

From getting more peaceful sleep to identifying and addressing sleep disorders that may be impacting your health, learn more about sleep concerns to get the quality rest your body needs.
A woman yawning and tired at her office
Why Am I Sleepy in the Afternoon After Eating Lunch?
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The Link Between Carbon Dioxide Retention and Sleep
A women suffering from insomnia.
Why WASO Has a Negative Effect on Sleep Quality
Calculating sleep efficiency may help to lead to changes that improve sleep quality and resolve insomnia
How to Improve Your Sleep Efficiency
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10 Top Health Benefits of Sleep
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Sleep Latency and Its Impact on Your Sleep
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Adenosine's Effect on the Sleep-Wake Cycle
Man Wearing Cpap Mask While Suffering From Sleep Apnea By Woman On Bed At Home
How Much Do Different Sleep Apnea Treatments Cost?
A woman experiences sleep inertia to stay asleep in the morning past her desired wake time and search for fixes, cures, and treatments
An Overview of Sleep Inertia
Man falling asleep behind while driving
How to Avoid Falling Asleep While Driving
Fitness trackers may track sleep with wearable technology by measuring movements, heart rate, or other factors
How to Use Fitness Trackers for Sleep Improvement
how sleep restores the brain
Importance of Body and Mind Restoration During Sleep
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Definition and Possible Causes of Sleepiness
A driver who is tired while behind the wheel
Microsleep: Causes, Dangers, and Prevention
Good sleep hygiene promotes quality sleep.
What Is Sleep Hygiene?
A man reaches to turn off his alarm clock after a false awakening and nightmare disturbed his REM sleep dreaming
False Awakening and Lucid Dreaming in REM Sleep
There are several sleep cycles.
Arousal During the Stages of Sleep
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Alpha Waves and Your Sleep
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Overview of Entrainment of Circadian Rhythms in Sleep
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes dangerous pauses in breathing during sleep.
What Is the Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cancer?
A woman in a deep sleep.
Dreaming Sleep Brain Activity and Cycles
Woman in bed
How Teeth Grinding May Link to Sleep Apnea
Woman sleeping
The 9 Best Pillows for Snoring of 2021
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Diurnal Sleep and Disorders
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Circadian Rhythms and Their Impact on Sleep
A woman asleep in bed with cell phone next to her
The Biological Clock in Sleep Medicine
A woman sleeping in bed may experience hypnagogic jerks or sleep starts
What Is a Hypnagogic Jerk and What Causes Sleep Starts?
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Pupil Size Can Objectively Identify Sleepiness
Looking up some sleep-related words
Words to Expand Your Sleep Vocabulary
Older woman having trouble sleeping
What Is Sleep Architecture?
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Learn What Blind People See or Experience in Their Dreams
Child in bear costume sleepwalking due to a sleep behavior called a parasomnia
Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments of Parasomnias
A woman sleeping in her bedroom may fall asleep and experience hypnagogic hallucinations due to narcolepsy
Overview of Hypnagogic Hallucinations During Sleep
Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder
Young boy fast asleep in bed
The Stages of Sleep - Sleep Cycles – Sleeps Phases
A woman's eyes remain closed while lying in bed even though the eyes may move during paradoxical, or REM, sleep
Paradoxical as a Sleep State and Disorder
Preparing for a sleep study may include avoiding insomnia with good sleep habits, relaxation techniques, or sleeping pills
Tips to Prepare for a Sleep Study and Avoid Insomnia
A man feels sleepiness due to untreated narcolepsy
World Narcolepsy Day: Recognizing Key Features
Tired man faces jet lag due to air travel
What Is Jet Lag?
Woman sleeping in bed
15 Reasons to Talk to Your Doctor About Your Sleep
Wearable activity trackers can monitor steps and encourage exercise, but they may worsen sleep by causing orthosomnia
Orthosomnia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Sleeping Too Much
The Detrimental Effects of Too Much Sleep
Woman may wake up fatigued due to sleep disorders like sleep apnea or not meeting sleep needs
Waking Up Tired: Reasons for Poor Sleep Quality
A restless man sitting on the edge of his bed at night
What Is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?
A picture of a man asleep on the couch with a computer on his lap.
Hypersomnia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Man sleepwalking with pillow
Sleepwalking: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
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Dream Deprivation: How Loss of REM Sleep Impacts Health
A child having a nightmare
Treating and Preventing Night Terrors
Man sleeping at desk
Somnolence and the Science of Drowsiness
Physical effects of sleep deprivation include brain, pain, vital sign, and hormone changes
What Are the Physical Effects of Sleep Deprivation?
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Sleep Deprivation: Overview and More
Man napping
Is Falling Asleep Too Fast a Sign of a Sleep Disorder?
Tired man driving car
Side Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Sleep apnea occurs in children more often than we think
10 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children
Depression and sleep deprivation are linked
The Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression
Restless legs syndrome causes include iron deficiency
Restless Legs Syndrome: Causes and Risk Factors
A woman with narcolepsy may fall asleep at her computer
Narcolepsy: Causes and Risk Factors
A women suffering from insomnia.
Insomnia: Causes and Risk Factors
woman waking up in bed
What Causes Older People to Wake Up so Early
Woman's legs in bed
Willis-Ekbom Disease: Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome