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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Psychological Disorders Related to Sexual Behavior in Sleep

Psychological Disorders Related to Sexual Behavior in Sleep

New research out of Edinburgh has found that sexual behavior in sleep (SBS) may be linked to underlying psychological and psychiatric conditions that are rooted all the way back to childhood. The findings were ...
What are sleep terrors?

Sleep Terrors

Night Terrors - Research & Treatments Night terrors, or sleep terrors, are a parasomnia condition in which the subject reacts to a foreboding sense of fear or terror by screaming, thrashing around or crying ...
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Awareness Week

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Awareness Week

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Awareness Week  RLS Awareness Week Resltess Legs Syndrome (RLS) Awareness Week is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. During the campaign, ASA and its affiliates will be increasing awareness about ...

Starting on CPAP

More than 12 million people in the United States have sleep apnea, a condition that causes a person to miss breaths or have shallow breathing while they sleep. In some cases, the condition can ...
Sleep: Life and Death

Sleep: When It’s a Matter of Life and Death

A young man who was recently interviewed on a show called American Ninja Warrior stated that as part of his training regimen, he sleeps only two hours per night—adding, “I never met anyone who ...
Sleep Quality May be Affected by Air Conditioners

Sleep Quality May be Affected by Air Conditioners

A joint research team from Toyohashi University of Technology, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, and the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering published findings that showed air conditioning (AC) airflow stimulates ...
Sleeping Children Around the World

ASA Proud to Support non-profit, Sleeping Children Around the World

American Sleep Association is proud to support the non-profit organization, Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW). Sleeping Children Around the World has delivered more than 1.4 million bedkits to children around the world who ...
Sleep and COPD

Asthma and Sleep

Asthma is a lung condition in which bronchi swell and airways become narrow due to inflammation. It creates breathing difficulties such as shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and cough. Asthma affects sufferers of ...
A Link Between Cognitive Function and Sleep Disorders in MS Patients

A Link Between Cognitive Function and Sleep Disorders in MS Patients

Every person diagnosed with multiple sclerosis experiences it differently. Most experience a difficulty in keeping their sense of self and holding onto their abilities. The researchers at University of Michigan, keeping this aspect of ...

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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