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Health Risks

Sleep Problems: Look for Health Connections

Many health conditions can affect your sleep quality—from asthma and allergies to depression and dementia. Here are the connections to know.

Why Do People Snore? Answers for Better Health

Many people snore or have experience dealing with a snoring loved one. But does this relatively common condition point to more serious health issues?

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Sleep Better

Yoga for Sleep

Yoga can be both relaxing and energizing, depending on the style and pose you choose. Here’s what you need to know to use yoga for sleep—including three basic poses to improve your slumber.

How to Sleep Well Despite Changes in Your Schedule

Travel, shift work, daylight saving time: These kinds of changes can disrupt your internal clock and sleep schedule. But a few simple strategies from a Johns Hopkins expert can show you how to get better sleep.

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Sleep Science

Melatonin for Sleep: Does It Work?

Here’s what you need to know about your body’s natural melatonin production and melatonin sleep aids.

Sleep and Aging: What's Normal?

Aging itself doesn't seem to account for sleep complaints in older adults -- but maybe it should. Find out how sleep can change with age.

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Conditions and Disorders

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Sleep Apnea

As many as 20 million people in the United States have sleep apnea, meaning the body does not breathe properly during sleep, resulting in involuntary breathing pauses. 

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome

RLS, a metabolic brain disease that causes an irritating and overwhelming sensation to move your legs, affects an estimated one in 10 Americans.