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Health Risks

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4 Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is common, but many people don’t know they have it. Could you be one of them? Here are 4 signs to look for.

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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.

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Sleep Better

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Preparing Your Bedroom for a Great Night's Sleep

Simple changes can have powerful impact on your sleep quality. Use these six tips from Johns Hopkins sleep experts to help you prepare for a successful night's sleep.

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New Parents: Tips for Quality Rest

Getting enough sleep as a new parent can be challenging. Sneak in some ZZZs with these tips from a Johns Hopkins expert.

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Sleep Science

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The Future of Sleep Studies

Current sleep studies take place in a lab, but the future of sleep research looks much different, says sleep expert Dr. Charlene Gamaldo.

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Do Sleep Trackers Really Work?

Activity trackers are all the rage, but are sleep tracking devices effective? Johns Hopkins sleep specialist Alan Schwartz, M.D., weighs in.

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Conditions and Disorders


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.