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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

  • Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Improving sleep quality might help ease pain among those with osteoarthritis, a new study suggests. That’s because disruptions in sleep are associated with changes in how the body processes and feels pain, the researchers said. More than half of all people with osteoarthritis have pain during the night. This may [...]

  • Talk Therapy May Help Ease Insomnia, Even With Other Health Woes

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Talk therapy may help treat insomnia in people with physical or mental health problems, a new study suggests. With cognitive behavioral therapy, people talk with a therapist to identify the negative thoughts and feelings that cause them problems, and to learn ways to solve their problems, according to the [...]

  • Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Taking a nap while on the job might help workers be more productive, new research suggests. A University of Michigan study found power naps or extended breaks during the day could ease frustration, help offset impulsive behavior and increase workplace safety. “Our results suggest that napping may be a beneficial intervention [...]

  • Sleep Problems May Contribute to Health Disparities in America

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Undiagnosed sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, are common among older U.S. adults, especially among certain minority groups, a new study finds. The researchers — who looked at 2,230 men and women aged 54 to 93 — say troubled sleep may play a role in health disparities in America. Black, Chinese [...]

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Medical marijuana can be useful in treating chronic pain, but may be less effective for other conditions, a new analysis reveals. A review of nearly 80 clinical trials involving medical marijuana or marijuana-derived drugs revealed moderately strong evidence to support their use in treating chronic pain, [...]

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