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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 Disorders Sleep Disorders represent some of the most challenging medical conditions and effect 1 in 3 people at some stage of their lives. The five key sleep disorder groups are: Insomnia Narcolepsy Sleep ...

Parasomnias – Sleep Disorder Book

Chapter 10 Parasomnias F. Gokben Hizli and Nevzat Tarhan Uskudar University Turkey Sleep Disorders Edited by Chris Idzikowski, ISBN 978-953-51-0293-9, 202 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 14, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license ...
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Night Terrors? Sleep Walking? Don’t Lose Sleep When Your Child Has These Common Sleep Complaints!

What are parasomnias? Parasomnias are common sleep disruptions that can occur when a child is falling asleep or waking up.   Parasomnias occur at the transition of deep sleep and consciousness where a child’s brain ...
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Sleep May Help with Traumatic Experiences

There is always a question of whether sleep worsens or improves how we process a traumatic event.  Does it help, or are emotions and memories intensified because of sleep disturbance?  This question is asked ...
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Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)? Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) is a sleep disorder where a person's circadian ryhthm (sleep/wake cycle) is delayed from the typical day/night cycle ...

Home Sleep Test – Sleep study for sleep apnea video

American Sleep Association Presents: Home sleep test (HST) is a sleep study tool that is used for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. Most HST devices are portable – about the size of a ...
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Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body. Melatonin used as medicine is usually made synthetically in a laboratory. It is most commonly available in pill form, but melatonin is also available in ...
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Sleep Study Scoring Services

There are several sleep study scoring services that offer outsource sleep study services for polysomnogram and home sleep tests (HST) and often offer sleep physician interpretations. Because the data is compressible and easily transferable, ...
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High-Protein Diet Leads to Better Sleep and Weight Loss

New research out of Purdue University has found that people who are losing weight through a high-protein diet are sleeping better too. For the most part, studies in the past have looked at how ...

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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