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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

  • Could a ‘Fat Tongue’ Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

    TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Sleep apnea is a potential health risk for millions of Americans, and a new study points to a possible culprit behind the disorder: a “fat” tongue. “This is the first study to show that fat deposits are increased in the tongue of obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea,” study [...]

  • Ban Electronics in Kids’ Bedrooms, Expert Says

    FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Electronic devices can keep kids up at night and should be banned from the bedroom, according to experts from Stony Brook Children’s Hospital in New York. Devices like tablets, smartphones and video games can prevent children and teens from falling asleep, which can have a negative effect on [...]

  • Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study

    FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Screening and treating patients for obstructive sleep apnea before they have surgery may reduce their risk of cardiovascular complications by more than half, a new study suggests. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which the airway relaxes and narrows during sleep, resulting in breathing problems and interrupted sleep, [...]

  • How a Better Night’s Sleep Can Cut Down on Sick Days

    Getting enough sleep each night may mean you’re less likely to take time off from work due to illness, a new study suggests.

  • Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis

    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The fatigue many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience may actually be a sign of an undiagnosed sleep disorder, according to a new study. Researchers found that sleep disorders, which are more common among people with MS, are often left undiagnosed and untreated. Left untreated, sleep disorders could affect [...]

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