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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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Sleep Disturbances and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Sleep Disturbances and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Sleep-related treatments to improve mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are in the beginning stages of discovery with a national group of brain injury and sleep specialists. Specific tests to develop these treatments are underway ...
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Acupressure Helps with Fatigue and Sleep Quality of Cancer Survivors

Women who have been treated for breast cancer often complain of lack of sleep and persistent fatigue, but a new study has found that acupressure helps to reduce that constant feeling of tiredness. Breast ...
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 ...
5 F.A.Q.s about Sleep Telemedicine

5 F.A.Q.s about Sleep Telemedicine

1.  What exactly is sleep telemedicine? Any health care that takes place between a patient and a clinician who are not in the same physical location could be considered telemedicine.  In a sense, many ...
Pets May Help You Sleep Better

Pets May Help You Sleep Better

There are many benefits that pet owners enjoy and take comfort in. But how about allowing pets in the bedroom to help improve sleep? According to a new study, pets may not be as ...

Sleep Myths – True or False?

Sleep Myths – True or False? Author: Dr. James Maas, PhD  During sleep, your brain rests. F Most people think of sleep as a passive, dormant part of our daily lives. Wakefulness contains only ...
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Study Links Texting After Lights Off Affects Grades Among Teens

A recent study confirms that excessive instant messaging or texting can affect sleep and grades among teens. Instant messaging among teens was established as their strong emotional support and an excellent tool to collaborate ...
Sleep: Life and Death

Is Snoring Dangerous?

Everyone laughs about snoring and the arguments that can result when a snorer wakes up other people who are trying to sleep, but is snoring actually dangerous? By Dr. Eric Kezirian First, it is ...

Call for Sleep Lectures, Handouts, Forms

American Sleep Association has launched an initiative to create a repository for sleep-related lectures, handouts, forms and other content for healthcare professionals to share. The primary objective of this project is to facilitate access ...
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Sleeping Pills

What You Should Know About Sleep Aids and Sleeping Pills Whether you can’t fall asleep at night or you wake up after a few hours, you know how lousy you might feel the next ...

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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