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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

  • Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The skin condition eczema may increase slightly the risk of broken bones and injured joints, a new study reports. In a study of 34,500 adults, researchers found that among 7 percent of people who had an eczema flare-up in the past year, 1.5 percent had a [...]

  • Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

    TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Sleep difficulties, particularly problems falling asleep, are common among toddlers and preschoolers with mental health issues, according to a new study. “Sleep problems in young children frequently co-occur with other behavioral problems, with evidence that inadequate sleep is associated with daytime sleepiness, less optimal preschool adjustment, and problems [...]

  • Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study

    FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Not getting the right amount of sleep might raise your risk of ulcerative colitis, a new study suggests. Those who sleep less or more than the recommended seven to eight hours per night may be more prone to developing the chronic condition, which causes inflammation in the intestines, researchers [...]

  • Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn’t Squelch Sex Life, Study Says

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Your sex life is unlikely to suffer because of sleep apnea treatment, according to a new study. People with sleep apnea experience periods of disrupted breathing throughout sleep. This can lead to daytime fatigue, high blood pressure and other health conditions. The gold standard of sleep apnea treatment involves going [...]

  • 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.

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