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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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Ask the Sleep Doctor – Topics: Essential Oils, Heart Attack, Central Sleep Apnea, and more

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, Is there any truth that some essential oils can help you to fall asleep? ANSWER: Yes, most of the concrete work has been done with lavender. Several well-done studies have shown ...
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Insomnia: The Mind, Body, and Emotion Connection

Insomnia: The Mind, Body, and Emotion Connection As much as 40% of all adults in the world experience insomnia in the course of the year. In the US alone, sleep sufferers are over 70 ...
Falling asleep and in a deep sleep

Why is Sleep Important?

Why do we sleep? Why is it important? Sleep is essential for survival, and many of us could use a little more. While the precise function of sleep is not entirely understood, researchers have ...
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Emotional Disorders linked to Sleep Deficiency in Children

The most common responses to how lack of sleep affects emotions are fogginess, irritability, and grumpiness.  There are hundreds of jokes that are rooted in how sleep deprivation can turn a nice kid into ...
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Sleep Fragmentation and Disease in the Elderly

For the first time, new findings published in the journal Stroke from the American Heart Association, have looked deeper into the link between increased risk of heart/brain disease and fragmented sleep.  Fragmented sleep is ...
Insomnia medication can be over-prescribed

Some Insomnia Drugs May Be Prescribed Out of Habit

Multiple factors are responsible for driving the complex clinical decision-making process.  Things like peer pressure, psychological and social dynamics, as well as exposure to pharmaceutical advertising play a role in a physician’s choice of ...
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Ask the Sleep Doctor – Topics: Night Shift, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Terrors vs. Nightmares

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My husband started working night shifts last year. He is more irritable and we argue much more since he started the job. He has had a real problem as far as ...
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Sleep Disorder

Information on Sleep Disorders A Sleep Disorder is a medical problem that occurs during sleep. Are you sleepy? Are you having a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you do 'weird' things ...
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American Sleep Association

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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. Currently, our focus is on resolving and alleviating InsomniaNarcolepsySleep Apnea, Sleep Deprivation and Snoring. Through our own Research, and by investing in the Research of others, the ASA Members and Board are committed educating millions of people on the importance of sleep health.
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