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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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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 ...
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Dangerous Dreams: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Guide

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment Introduction REM sleep is the stage of sleep when we have our most vivid dreams. Our bodies were ingeniously designed  to have “atonia,” or complete lack ...
Researchers Find Sleep Apnea Can Take A Toll On Brain Function

Researchers Find Sleep Apnea Can Take A Toll On Brain Function

If you suffer from sleep apnea or know someone who does, then you know how it harms a good night’s sleep. For those that are not aware of what sleep apnea is, it’s a ...

Narcolepsy Therapy Expanding Worldwide

Global narcolepsy therapeutics market is expected to reach over USD 1,996.06 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Growing prevalence of the target disease is anticipated to be ...
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Get Better Sleep

Getting better sleep is a common desire for many. Here we will discuss different tools and recommendations on how to get better sleep. Without good sleep, the body and mind do not feel and ...

Best Mattresses to Buy – Mattress Reviews

Best Mattresses to Buy - Mattress Reviews Buуіng a new mattress саn bе just аѕ hаrd as buying a nеw саr. Yоu wouldn't buу a саr juѕt bесаuѕе іt lооkеd nісе. Yоu would probably ...

What is Respiratory Disturbance Index? RDI?

What is Respiratory Disturbance Index? RDI? The respiratory disturbance index is the apnea hypopnea index (AHI) + the respiratory effort related arousal (RERA) index. RERA is basically on the spectrum of airflow resistance. Snoring<RERA<Hypopnea<Apnea ...
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Shifts in Sleep-Wake Cycles Affect Women More than Men

The Surrey Sleep Research Center at the University of Surrey has performed a new study that shows shifts in the sleep-wake cycles (circadian rhythm) has a greater impact on women than it does on ...
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 ...

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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