Sleep Issues


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What Causes Insomnia?

Struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Learn about the sleep disorder insomnia and the different reasons why it can occur.

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What To Do if You Can’t Sleep

Restful sleep is essential for health. If you’re wondering what to do when you can’t sleep, we cover tips for how to fall asleep and get a good night’s rest.

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Treatment for Insomnia: Our Guide to Improving Restless Nights

Insomnia makes it hard to sleep and can disrupt daily life, but it can be treated. Learn about treatment options for both acute and chronic insomnia.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I): Is It For You?

CBT-I is an evidence-based treatment for insomnia that can help you sleep better without medication. We discuss how CBT-I works and whether it’s right for you.

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Reasons You Can’t Sleep

Do you struggle to sleep some nights? Explore the various reasons you may have trouble sleeping and learn what to do when you can’t sleep.



Having trouble sleeping? We discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatments for insomnia as well as tips for preventing this common sleep disorder.

Is Insomnia Genetic?

Is Insomnia Genetic?

The genes you inherit from your parents could affect your risk of developing insomnia. Learn more about the complex relationship between genetics and insomnia.

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Types of Insomnia: Exploring Variations, Knowing Key Symptoms

Learn about the types of insomnia, how medical experts categorize this common sleep issue, and how to tell the difference between poor sleep and insomnia.

Sleep Deprivation

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Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

Sleep is important, but not everyone gets enough of it. Learn the signs of sleep deprivation and how you can address it.

Why Are You Waking Up Tired?

Why Are You Waking Up Tired?

Do you wake up tired, even after a full night of sleep? Read on to learn why this is, and see Sleep Doctor’s recommendations for a better night’s rest!

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Sleep Debt

When you get less sleep than you need, a “sleep debt” accumulates. Learn the causes and consequences of sleep debt, how to recover from it, and how to avoid it.

How Sleep Deprivation Hurts Your Emotional Health

How Sleep Deprivation Hurts Your Emotional Health

Your emotional health can suffer when you are sleep-deprived. Learn about how lack of sleep affects your well-being and tips for getting a better sleep.

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Technology and Sleep

Using electronic devices before bed can affect sleep for adults and children. We’ll discuss how technology impacts sleep and provide helpful tips for parents.

Here’s Why You Can’t Think Straight When You’re Sleep Deprived

Why Can’t You Think Straight After a Sleepless Night?

Have you ever had trouble focusing during the day after a restless night? We discuss why this happens and what you can do to feel more alert.

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Travel and Sleep: How to Get Quality Rest on Trips

Traveling can cause jet lag and impact your sleep in a number of ways. Learn how to prepare for changes to your sleep ahead of and during your travels.

Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving contributes to nearly 100,000 car accidents every year. Find out why driving drowsy is so dangerous and what you can do to prevent it.

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Sleep Deprivation: Definition, Symptoms, & Effects

Sleep deprivation is a common and impactful public health problem. Learn more about how lack of sleep and poor sleep quality can affect health and safety.