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If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, it can affect all aspects of daily life. Here's what everyone looking for some quality shut-eye needs to know.

Sleep Journey

Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's Sleep

Sleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.

Sleep News

  • Early Birds May Catch the Worm, but Night Owls May Snatch the Win

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Who’s going to win Sunday’s Super Bowl? It may depend, in part, on which team has the most “night owls,” a new study suggests. The study found that athletes’ performance throughout a given day can range widely depending on whether they’re naturally early or late risers. The [...]

  • Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

    THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A regular bedtime and other sleep-related rules help children and teens get a good night’s sleep, a new study suggests. “Good quality and sufficient sleep are vital for children,” study leader Orfeu Buxton, an associate professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State in College Park, Pa., said in a [...]

  • Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

    TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping well during middle age may be an “investment” that leads to better mental functioning later in life, a new review finds. It’s known that sound sleep boosts memory and learning in young and middle-aged people, but many people begin to have sleep problems as they move into their [...]

  • Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with chronic insomnia may be at increased risk for high blood pressure, a new study from China suggests. The researchers found that people with chronic insomnia who took longer than 14 minutes to fall asleep had a 300 percent higher risk of high blood pressure. The longer they [...]

  • Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Employees enrolled in a program to reduce work-family conflicts reported improved sleep, a new study says. “We showed that an intervention focused on changing the workplace culture could increase the measured amount of sleep employees obtain, as well as their perception that their sleep was more sufficient,” said lead [...]

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