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What Insomnia Feels Like

It's possible to be exhausted and still not able to sleep Read More

Defining a Sleep Disorder

How to know if you really have a problem Read More

When to Get Help

3 signs that you should see a doctor for your sleep problem Read More

Are Sleep Problems Normal As We Get Older?

Some changes are only natural, but many issues are also treatable  Read More

Common Risk Factors

Are you at risk for insomnia, sleep apnea, or another sleep disorder? Read More

Disorder or Deprivation? Try This 2-Week Experiment

Before you see the doctor, try to learn your sleep patterns Read More

8 Potential Sleep Saboteurs

These factors could be keeping you awake at night Read More

6 Things You Shouldn't Do at Bedtime

Letterman's top 10 list may be too stimulating for your mind to unwind Read More

Sleep and Aging

Shifting schedules, naps, and meds Read More

Defining Your Daytime Symptoms: Sleepy vs. Tired

How you describe your condition can help a doctor make the right diagnosis Read More

Warning Signs for Sleep Apnea and Narcolepsy

Dozing off at work after a full night's sleep isn't normal Read More

Quick Test: Do You Have Excessive Sleepiness?

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is just 8 easy questions Read More

Parasomnias and Lesser Known Sleep Disorders

Strange nocturnal behaviors may indicate one of these conditions Read More

Daylight Saving and Sleep

Why setting back the clock could sabotage your schedule Read More
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8 Factors That Could Be Keeping You Awake at Night

When sleep disturbances persist for longer than a month, it's important to identify any underlying causes. Consider whether these common triggers could be contributing to your restless nights. View slideshow
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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

The term sleep disorder may suggest someone tossing and turning all night, but lying awake for hours with insomnia is just one example of many conditions that affect how you sleep and function during the day. View slideshow
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11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep

Sleep makes you feel better, but its importance goes way beyond just boosting your mood or banishing under-eye circles. Adequate sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, and can benefit your heart, weight, mind, and more.  View slideshow
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Celebrity Sleep Secrets

Celebrities lead fabulous and often hectic lives—jetting across the country on a whim, partying at late-night hot spots, following rigorous touring or filming schedules—so it's no surprise that sleep may not always be a number-one priority. View slideshow
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5 Signs You Could Have a Sleep Disorder

Brushing your lack of shut-eye aside won't get you the help (and sleep) you need. Pay attention to these warning signs, as they could mean you're struggling with a sleep disorder, and knowing what you're up against is the first step to recovery. View slideshow