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Sleep Disorders



Sleep disorders disrupt our nights and ability to function during our day. Some are serious enough to interfere with our normal physical, mental, social, and emotional functioning, but all mean that a good night’s rest is hard to come by. This topic encompasses a variety of issues from insomnia to narcolepsy, night terrors to sleep apnea.

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Claudia Aguirre: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep?

In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep.

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Sleep Smarter

In Sleep Smarter, Stevenson shares easy tips and tricks to discover the best sleep and best health of your life.

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Cancer and Sleep

As knowledge has grown about sleep’s integral role in overall health, many sleep scientists have turned their attention to how sleep and cancer are connected.

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FindCenterAlso, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch—there’s not a chance.

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Common Sleep Problems

Charlene Gamaldo, M.D. Johns Hopkins neurology sleep specialist and medical director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Sleep at Howard County General Hospital and Virginia Runko, Ph.D.

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The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How to Fix It

If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve them.

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Key Sleep Disorders

Sleep-related difficulties affect many people. The following is a description of some of the major sleep disorders.

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Treatment and Care of Sleep Disorders

Sleep Medicine - the treatment and care of various sleep disorders.

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The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr. Guy Leschziner’s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body. Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep―and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares.

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A Guide to Sleep Apnea

Every night, millions of Americans go to bed and drift into an evening of sleep that is anything but peaceful. They snore and gasp for air throughout the night, causing chronic sleepiness and increasing their risk of heart disease, hypertension and Type 2 diabetes.

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