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Changing a person's attitudes about sleep and teaching new habits is a promising treatment for insomnia.
Get a good night's sleep. While this varies from individual to individual, sleep experts recommend between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night.
Many Americans suffer from sleep apnea, but have not been treated.
The research team, from the UM Sleep Disorders Center, followed 229 children for four years and found that those who snored at the start of the study were far more likely to have new signs of hyperactivity.
Many medical students and residents in hospitals across the country are plagued by sleep deprivation and fatigue
Ramelteon increased sleep time in adults with chronic insomnia and is possible remedy for treatment of insomnia.
A method commonly used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) also alleviates symptoms of nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux.
A new study suggests that a brain system that controls the sleep/wake cycle might also play a role in regulating appetite and metabolism.
The data demonstrate that improvements in sleep were associated with consistent improvements in the patients' ratings of their capacity to function well during the day.
Adequate sleep is essential to good health and quality of life. Not sleeping well can lead to a number of problems.
Findings offer important evidence that extensive regions of the brain are involved in processing memories during a particular form of sleep, called slow wave sleep.
Twenty percent of Americans have trouble sleeping. Millions of them have a common condition called obstructive sleep apnea, a respiratory disorder marked by upper airway obstruction, which causes brief interruptions of breathing during sleep.
If adults stay up past their bedtime or do not get a good night's sleep, they are usually worn out the next day. But lack of sleep may have the opposite effect on a child. As many parents know all too well, a child who should be exhausted from poor or insufficient sleep at night may instead be bouncing off the walls the following day.
Survey Shows Need for Greater Public Awareness about Link between Sleep and Mental Illness. Sleep disturbance symptoms are linked to common mental illnesses, such as bipolar disorder.