Sleep Articles

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Why People Forget Dreams (and How You Can Remember Them)

A new study found the brain regions responsible for why some people remember dreams while others cannot.  More »

Sleep Problems Make Things Worse for MS Patients

People with multiple sclerosis already may feel tired during the day or have difficulty sleeping. But an undiagnosed sleep problem could make matters worse.  More »

For a Healthy Heart: Get Enough Sleep

Did you know you may be consuming extra calories that can lead to weight gain if you’re not getting enough sleep? Research in the last 50 years is unearthing just how important sleep is to heart health.  More »

A Good Night's Sleep to Fend Off Pain

Persistent pain that affects multiple parts of the body can be common among older adults. And for some, sleep habits may play a role in this widespread pain.  More »

Lose Weight, Sleep Great

Sleep apnea is more common among people who are obese. So, one new study looked at how weight loss might help people with this condition.  More »

Sleep Apnea Symptoms May Predict Heart Disease

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Certain symptoms of this condition may help predict heart disease.  More »

Poor Sleep Quality And Mental Health Are Predictors of Insomnia

Many people have insomnia symptoms from time to time, but who's at risk for persistent insomnia? That's a question researchers recently set out to answer.  More »

How Your Phone Affects Sleep And Work Performance

Don't use your smartphone after 9 PM — it could be ruining your sleep, and make you a terrible employee.  More »

Kids With Sleep Apnea Have Higher Blood Pressure

In adults, sleep apnea is tied to higher blood pressure. Does sleep apnea produce the same result in children?  More »

CDC: Insufficient Sleep Is a Public Health Epidemic

Sleep is increasingly recognized as important to public health, with sleep insufficiency linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors.  More »

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