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American Sleep Association is an organization dedicated to improving public health by increasing awareness about the importance of sleep and the dangers of sleep disorders and snoring. Since 2002, ASA has provided valuable resources to help you get a better night’s sleep. We help people to know the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for various sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, RLS, narcolepsy, snoring and others.

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How Lack of Sleep Affects Cholesterol

In previous studies, it has been found that sleep deprivation can negatively affect the immune system, metabolism, inflammatory process, and regulation of the hormone that controls appetite.  In a recent study out of the ...
Short Sleepers Are At Risk For Heart Disease

Short Sleepers Are At Risk For Heart Disease

Short sleepers or those who sleep six hours or less regularly are at risk developing heart disease or death, according to Dr. Michael Grandner, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Sleep and ...

Parasomnias – Sleep Disorder Book

Chapter 10 Parasomnias F. Gokben Hizli and Nevzat Tarhan Uskudar University Turkey Sleep Disorders Edited by Chris Idzikowski, ISBN 978-953-51-0293-9, 202 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 14, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license ...
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Traveling with CPAP

How to Travel with you CPAP Machine Traveling with CPAP may seem like more of a hassle than it’s worth, but missing even just one night of CPAP can be bad for your health ...

Best Mattresses to Buy – Mattress Reviews

Best Mattresses to Buy - Mattress Reviews Buуіng a new mattress саn bе just аѕ hаrd as buying a nеw саr. Yоu wouldn't buу a саr juѕt bесаuѕе іt lооkеd nісе. Yоu would probably ...
When FOMO Causes You To Move In Slo-Mo

When FOMO Causes You To Move In Slo-Mo

Tips for Promoting Healthy Sleep in Teenagers FOMO, also known as Fear Of Missing Out, is the fear of events happening on social media while you’re not present, which would only appear to be ...
How We Think About Sleep Affects Chronic Pain Symptoms

How We Think About Sleep Affects Chronic Pain Symptoms

New research out of the University of Warwick Department of Psychology Sleep and Pain Lab has found that negative thoughts about pain and insomnia affect conditions like fibromyalgia, arthritis, and back pain.  Cognitive behavior ...
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Smoking and Sleep

It seems to be common knowledge that smoking is bad for health. The thousands of toxic chemicals in cigarettes are known to cause cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, as well as many other ...
Life-Saving Sleep in Worms Similar to that in Humans

Life-Saving Sleep in Worms Similar to that in Humans

New research has discovered that a specific type of worm, a nematode worm with the title of Caenorhabditis elegans, may have similar sleeping patterns to humans and other mammals. Like humans, researchers state the ...

The American Sleep Association (ASA) was founded in 2002 by a group of Sleep Professionals seeking to improve Public Health by increasing awareness of the importance of Sleep in ensuring a high quality of life, as well as the dangers of Sleep Disorders. Through our own Research, and investing in the Research of others, the ASA Members and Board are committed educating millions of people on the importance of sleep health and to resolving Sleep DisordersInsomnia and Sleep Apnea.
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