American Sleep Association

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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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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 ...
Most Popular Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Most Popular Sleep Apnea Treatments

For those diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, there are several treatment options available from which to chose. Here, we will discuss the most popular treatment options available. These options include CPAP, sleep apnea dental ...
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Sleep Education Reduces Risk of Injury and Disability in Firefighters

Long workweeks and extended shifts have contributed to a high number of firefighters suffering from acute and chronic sleep deprivation, as well as disrupted circadian rhythms, or sleep-wake cycles.  Previous studies have shown a ...
Consolidating Memory During Sleep

Consolidating Memory During Sleep

Sleep makes up about 1/3 of our lives.  Decades of research have concluded that sleep is vital for learning functions and making long-term memories.  However, knowing exactly how long-term memory is formed is not ...

Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome / Disorder

Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), also classified as nocturnal myoclonus, is a sleep disorder in which one or more of the subjects limbs will involuntarily move during sleep. The degree to which this occurs ...
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4 Ways to Teach Your Mind to Sleep

There can be a large mental component that prevents people from sleeping well. This may manifest as a racing mind that prevents you from falling asleep at night. It might mean you wake up ...

More Proof that Sleep is Good for Academic Performance

The story of high-achieving students who pulls all-night study sessions and are continuously sleep deprived is common in pop culture. However, research would suggest that lack of sleep is not recommended -  even for ...
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Sleep and Antidepressants

Major depressive disorder is most often treated with antidepressants, but the transition to using them is not always a smooth one. The average time it takes a patient to respond to medication therapy is ...

Circadian Rhythm Disorders

GENERAL PUBLIC / PATIENTS About Circadian Rhythm Disorders       Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder       Irregular Sleep Wake Rhythm       Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome       Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome       Non-24 Hour Sleep Wake Circadian ...

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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