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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 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 ...

Insomnia

Insomnia Insomnia overview – causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment... Most people have at least occasionally had trouble falling or staying asleep. But for some people, insomnia can be ongoing and affect all areas of ...

Ask The Sleep Doctor – “terrible time falling and staying asleep”

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My 67-year-old husband has a terrible time falling and staying asleep. He used to be physically active and slept well. Is there any relationship between exercise and sleep? Answer: Yes, most ...

Irregular Sleep Wake Rhythm

Irregular sleep-wake rhythm is one of many circadian rhythm disorders, and is one of the more uncommon ones. Contrary to most people who will have one main sleeping period and one main period of ...
EEG Stages of Sleep from a sleep study

Patients with Muscular Dystrophy Benefit from Sleep Disorder Therapy

Most patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) also suffer from respiratory and sleep disorders.  DM1 is the most common form of muscular dystrophy found in adults.  Recent research published in the Journal of ...
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New Protein Found that Helps Repress Inflammation During Sleep

A new study published in the online source, The FASEB Journal, has found that the body’s biological clock or circadian rhythm creates a protein that can actively repress pro-inflammatory markers and pathways within the ...
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Ask the Sleep Doctor – Topics: Weight Loss, Diet, MS, and Hypertension

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, How beneficial is weight loss for most overweight people suffering from OSA? Answer: Weight loss can be very beneficial. What's more, in some instances it can eliminate sleep apnea. Examples would ...

Do Trees Sleep?

"Scientists from Austria, Finland and Hungary are using laser scanners to study the day-night rhythm of trees. As it turns out, trees go to sleep too. Most living organisms adapt their behavior to the ...

Snoring and Erectile Disorder and Sexual Dysfunction

Analysis has proven that severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been related to sexual dysfunction. A current study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota printed within the Journal of Sexual Medicine (Vol. 5, ...

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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