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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

  • Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study finds that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an effective treatment for seniors with sleep apnea. CPAP is widely used to treat moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, a condition in which the airway relaxes and narrows during sleep, causing breathing problems and interrupted sleep that [...]

  • As Many As 1 in 7 People Experience ‘Sleep Drunkenness’

    “Sleep drunkenness” is more common than previously thought, affecting about one in seven Americans, or 15 percent, according to a new study that looked at the sleeping habits of more than 19,000 adults.

  • Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging. Ideally, the American Academy of Pediatrics says, the first bell should ring at 8:30 a.m. or later — which is [...]

  • Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules

    SATURDAY, Aug. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — As the new school year begins, parents need to get their children and teens back on their normal sleep routines, an expert says. Try to prevent your children from taking naps until they’ve adjusted to their earlier sleep and wake schedule. This will help them fall asleep more easily [...]

  • Sleep Woes in Old Age May Be Linked to Brain Cell Loss

    Loss of brain cells that act as a “sleep switch” may help explain why many seniors have trouble falling and staying asleep, a new study suggests.

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