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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  SLEEP DISORDER TOPICS What is Sleep? - Basics of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Insomnia Sleep Apnea Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Periodic Leg Movements during Sleep (PLMS) Narcolepsy/Cataplexy Parasomnias REM behavior Disorders Children and ...
ADHD Children Sleep Less and More Poorly

ADHD Children Sleep Less and More Poorly

Parents of ADHD children have claimed for years that their children have more trouble falling and staying asleep and have poorer quality sleep than other children.  A study out of Aarhus University has found ...
Women with Breast Cancer and Sleep Disturbance

Women with Breast Cancer and Sleep Disturbance

One of the lesser-known adverse side effects of breast cancer is persistent hot flashes, which some studies suggest occur in approximately 30% to 40% of women.  More specifically, nighttime hot flashes are problematic for ...

ASA is Partnering With The Mighty!

American Sleep Association is proud to announce a new partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty's wide-reaching readership. We will now have a growing home page on The Mighty and ...
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How Sleep Changes With Aging

It’s no surprise that your body goes through some changes as you age. But some people may be unaware that your sleep patterns can also change as you grow older. What does not appear ...
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Pollution May be Contributing to Sleep Disturbances

New research, as presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference, found that exposure to increased levels of air pollution over an extended period may be making it difficult to get a good ...
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Songs About Sleep

Sleep is an important part of our popular culture. For centuries, people have included references to sleep in music. In order to provide a comprehensive database of 'All Things Sleep', ASA has provided a ...

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

What is Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder? Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders (CRSD), is actually a group of sleep disorders. CRSD affect the timing of sleep, among other bodily processes. If someone experiences Circadian Rhythm Sleep ...
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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 ...

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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