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Sleep is essential to health. Chronic sleep problems affect every aspect of life, from physical well-being to economics and public safety. Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine comprises the best minds in research, clinical care and practitioner education, all committed to healthier sleep for individuals, families and communities. Our multidisciplinary team of practitioners and researchers shares clinical experience and scientific insight to inform each patient’s treatment plan, from initial assessment to the fine points of treatment.
If you are living with a sleep disorder such as insomnia, sleep apnea or other condition, you can find help at Johns Hopkins’ many service locations.
Laboratories representing collaborations among a range of specialties are advancing our understanding of sleep and its impact on health and disease.
Johns Hopkins educates sleep medicine practitioners and researchers to advance innovative science, compassion, safety and effective public policy.
Healthy Sleep: A Portal for Patients
From common sleep problems to practical advice on balancing healthy sleep with your busy lifestyle, Johns Hopkins' Healthy Sleep portal offers helpful articles, tips and experts' insights into this essential aspect of wellness.
Combating Sleep Woes
Chronic sleep problems have been linked in recent years to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, cancer and high blood pressure. According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 70 million U.S. adults are at risk. Read "Combating Sleep Woes" in Johns Hopkins' publication Dome to learn more about how our centers are restoring patients' quality of life.
Neurologist Jeffrey Ellenbogen, M.D. Talks Sleep on WUTB
When you go to sleep, your heart still beats, your lungs still exchange gases, but your brain makes a drastic and incredible shift in physiology. Respect that process and you're already 95% on your way to a great night's sleep.