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American Academy of Sleep Medicine
The AASM is the only professional society that is dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine. As the leading voice in the field of sleep medicine, the AASM sets standards and promotes excellence in health care, education and research.

The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA)
The ASAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder.

A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic) Network
The ASAA A.W.A.K.E. Network is comprised of hundreds of mutual self-help support groups in nearly all 50 states for people affected by sleep apnea. The A.W.A.K.E. Network has established a support group in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Hospital Sleep Disorders Center.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The NINDS strives to reduce the burden of neurological disease — a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.

National Sleep Foundation (NSF)
The NSF is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Americans who suffer from sleep problems and disorders. This includes helping everyone better understand the importance of sleep and the benefits of good sleep habits, and recognizing the signs of sleep problems so that they can be properly diagnosed and treated.

Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation is a non-profit organization which provides the latest information about restless legs syndrome (RLS). The three goals of the Foundation are to increase awareness, improve treatments, and through research, find a cure for RLS, a condition which severely affects the lives of millions of individuals.

Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders (WE MOVE)
WE MOVE is the only not-for-profit organization of its kind that provides online comprehensive information and education about movement disorders.


Circadian Rhythms

What makes one person greet the day with smiles and energy, and another hide under the covers until the last possible moment? It's a combination of genetics, the environment and our lifestyle choices, says sleep specialist Mark Wu.
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