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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

  • 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 [...]

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cutting calories could improve sleep apnea and lower blood pressure in obese adults, Brazilian researchers report. Sleep apnea causes pauses in breathing while sleeping and is associated with high blood pressure, heart problems and stroke. The study included 21 obese people, aged 20 to 55, with sleep apnea. Over a [...]

  • Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study

    SUNDAY, Sept. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests. The study included more than 2,400 healthy city-dwelling newborns in Germany who were followed until age 10. Of those children, 55 percent slept on animal skin in their first [...]

  • Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain

    By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Not getting a good night’s sleep might be linked to shrinkage of the brain’s gray matter over time, new research suggests. Faster deterioration of three parts of the brain was seen in mostly older adults who had poor sleep quality, though not necessarily too little sleep. [...]

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