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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

  • Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Babies who live at very high elevations may have an increased risk of SIDS, a new study suggests. The findings are based on nearly 400,000 Colorado infants born between 2007 and 2012. Babies of families living at an elevation of 8,000 feet or higher had a [...]

  • Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests. Men with undiagnosed, severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had more than double the risk of depression compared to those without sleep apnea, said study [...]

  • Shift Work Linked to Health Problems

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns. Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worked a 9-to-5 schedule. The results showed that shift workers were more likely to be overweight than people who didn’t do shift [...]

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure

    By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with high blood pressure who sleep less than five hours or more than eight hours each night may have significantly higher odds of a stroke, new research suggests. Analyzing data from more than 200,000 U.S. residents with high blood pressure, scientists determined that “insufficient” sleepers [...]

  • Insomniacs May Be More Sensitive to Pain, According to One Study

    People with insomnia or poor sleep quality may be less tolerant of pain, new research suggests.

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