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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.
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Understand Why You Wake up at the Same Time Every Single Night
Stages of sleep
The 4 Stages of Sleep (NREM and REM Sleep Cycles)
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Find Out Why You Are Sweating at Night
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Why Am I Sleepy After Eating Lunch? A Role of Afternoon Circadian Dips
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Common Sleep Disorders Can Cause Carbon Dioxide to Build up in Blood
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 Sleep by Definition and Calculation of Sleep Efficiency
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10 Top Health Benefits of Sleep
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How Sleep Latency Has an Impact on Your Sleep
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How Adenosine Helps You Get a Good Night's Sleep
Man Wearing Cpap Mask While Suffering From Sleep Apnea By Woman On Bed At Home
Review the Costs to Pay for Various Sleep Apnea Treatments
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 to Improve Sleep and Ease Insomnia
how sleep restores the brain
Theories, Purposes, and Functions of Catching Sleep
Synapse in the brain
Definition and Possible Causes of Sleepiness?
A driver who is tired while behind the wheel
Falling Asleep Driving? Dangers of Microsleep and How to Prevent It
A man reaches to turn off his alarm clock after a false awakening and nightmare disturbed his REM sleep dreaming
Are You Awake or Asleep? The Funny Paradox of False Awakenings
There are several sleep cycles.
Arousal is an Abrupt Change in the Pattern of Brain Wave Activity
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Alpha Waves and How They Help You Sleep
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How Entrainment of Circadian Rhythms Can Help Sleep and Ease Insomnia
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 Is Also Commonly Known as REM Sleep
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How Teeth Grinding May Link to Sleep Apnea
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Diurnal Sleep and Disorders
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The Science of Circadian Rhythms and Their Impact on Sleep
A woman asleep in bed with cell phone next to her
Learn About the Biological Clock in Sleep Medicine
A woman sleeping in bed may experience hypnagogic jerks or sleep starts
Learn About Sudden Movements When Sleeping Called Hypnagogic Jerks
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Weird Science: An Interesting Way to Measure Sleepiness via Pupil Size
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What Is Sleep Architecture?
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Discover What Blind People See or Experience in Sleep
Child in bear costume sleepwalking due to a sleep behavior called a parasomnia
What Causes Abnormal Actions or Behaviors in Your Sleep?
A woman sleeping in her bedroom may fall asleep and experience hypnagogic hallucinations due to narcolepsy
Seeing Things? Hypnagogic Hallucinations Overlap With Sleep Paralysis
Young boy fast asleep in bed
Get Caught Up on the 5 Stages of Sleep
A woman's eyes remain closed while lying in bed even though the eyes may move during paradoxical, or REM, sleep
How Paradoxical Is Used in Sleep Medicine and Insomnia
Preparing for a sleep study may include avoiding insomnia with good sleep habits, relaxation techniques, or sleeping pills
How to Prepare for a Sleep Study and Avoid Insomnia During Testing
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Recognize World Narcolepsy Day by Better Understanding the Condition
A woman sleeping in bed at night with blankets askew
Sleep-Related Hypoventilation: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis
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Symptoms of Narcolepsy
Tired man faces jet lag due to air travel
What Is Jet Lag? Discover How Travel Affects Circadian Rhythms
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Explore 15 Reasons to Talk to Your Healthcare provider About You Sleep
Wearable activity trackers can monitor steps and encourage exercise, but they may worsen sleep by causing orthosomnia
Wearable Health Data and the Risk of Poor Sleep Due to Orthosomnia
Sleeping Too Much
Dangers of Too Much Sleep
Woman may wake up fatigued due to sleep disorders like sleep apnea or not meeting sleep needs
Why Are You Always Waking Up Tired?
A restless man sitting on the edge of his bed at night
Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Shift Work Sleep Disorder
A picture of a man asleep on the couch with a computer on his lap.
Is Too Much Sleep a Medical Condition?
Man sleepwalking with pillow
What Causes Sleepwalking?
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A Dream Deferred? How Loss of REM Sleep May Impact Health and Learning
A child having a nightmare
Treating and Preventing Night Terrors in Children
Physical effects of sleep deprivation include brain, pain, vital sign, and hormone changes
The Critical Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Body and Health
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Could You Be Suffering From Effects of Sleep Deprivation?
Man napping
Is Falling Asleep Too Fast a Sign of a Sleep Disorder?
Tired man driving car
What Are the Side Effects of Sleep Deprivation?
Sleep apnea occurs in children more often than we think
10 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children
Excessive daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy
What You Need to Know About the Causes of Narcolepsy
Depression and sleep deprivation are linked
How Are Sleep Deprivation And Depression Linked?
Restless legs syndrome causes include iron deficiency
What Are the Causes and Risk Factors of Restless Legs Syndrome?
A woman with narcolepsy may fall asleep at her computer
What Are the Causes and Risk Factors of Narcolepsy?
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Not Sleeping? Explore Possible Causes and Risk Factors of Insomnia
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What Causes Older People to Wake Up so Early