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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

  • Jet Lag and Shift-Work Weight Gain Tied to Gut Microbes

    Disruptions in the human circadian clock can throw off microbes in the gut, potentially boosting the risk of obesity, a new study suggests.

  • Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

    By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — One of the most dangerous places for a sleeping baby is a sofa, according to a new study. Of nearly 8,000 infant sleeping deaths in the United States, researchers found that about 12 percent were sofa-related. And nearly three-quarters of those infants were newborns. “It was shocking [...]

  • Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA

    TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Thinking about taking a drive after popping some over-the-counter medications? Better check the label first, warn experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency cautions that some common nonprescription medicines can impair your ability to drive and operate other vehicles and machinery safely. Some of the [...]

  • 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 [...]

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