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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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Ask the Sleep Doctor – Topics: Autism, Support Hose, Weight Loss, and Hot Flashes

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My son has been diagnosed with autism. No matter what we do, he is up until the wee hours of the morning. It is not only a problem for him but ...
Hypoventilation

Hypoventilation

Hypoventilation is a medical term expressing an insufficient exchange of gases. This leads to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the blood, and is especially dangerous when present in those with sleep apnea. A ...
Adjustment Insomnia

Adjustment Insomnia

Adjustment Insomnia Adjustment insomnia, also referred to as acute insomnia, is characterized by a difficulty in initiating or maintaining sleep that lasts for a few days or weeks. This contrasts with chronic insomnia, which ...
Electronics and Sleep

Best Sleep Apps Review

There are several sleep apps that have hit the market with the goal of helping you to fall asleep, stay asleep, and monitor your sleep. It seems like we utilize technology for everything from ...
child sleeping

Emotional Disorders linked to Sleep Deficiency in Children

The most common responses to how lack of sleep affects emotions are fogginess, irritability, and grumpiness.  There are hundreds of jokes that are rooted in how sleep deprivation can turn a nice kid into ...
Ask The Sleep Doctor - Is this Restless Legs Syndrome?

Ask The Sleep Doctor – Is this Restless Legs Syndrome?

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, I have Multiple Sclerosis—relapsing-remitting type. My legs begin to ache whenever I get into bed. My only way to get relief is to move them or massage them. My neurologist says ...
Low Quality Sleep Can Lead to Inflammation

Low Quality Sleep Can Lead to Inflammation

The journal, Biological Psychiatry, has published a new meta-analysis study that shows inflammatory markers present in those with long sleep duration and sleep disturbance complaints. Dr. John Krystal, Editor of the journal, emphasized the ...
Time Zone Tips for Traveling with Children:  Easy Ways to Help Reset Their Clocks

Time Zone Tips for Traveling with Children: Easy Ways to Help Reset Their Clocks

Traveling with kids can be tiring for the whole family.  One major culprit is crossing time zones; it can wreak  havoc not only on sleep routines, but general behavior as well.    As I mentioned ...
Women with sleeping problems at higher risk for Type 2 diabetes

Women with sleeping problems at higher risk for Type 2 diabetes

There are several causes of type 2 diabetes, but now a study reveals that women who have sleep problems may be at an increased risk for this disorder. This latest study done in Boston ...
Buying King Size Beds and Mattresses

Buying King Size Beds and Mattresses

Buying King Size Beds and Mattresses With ѕеvеrаl dіffеrеnt nаmеѕ tо indicate thе vаrіаtіоnѕ in ѕіzе, choosing between thе mаnу kіng ѕіzе beds and mаttrеѕѕеѕ on thе market today іѕ оftеn considered bу many ...
Child sleeping

Preventing Childhood Obesity with Sleep Intervention

New research from Penn State College of Medicine has reported that it may be possible to prevent childhood obesity by teaching parents special techniques for bedtime routines, along with healthy sleeping habits in their ...
Sleep and COPD

COPD and Sleep

If you suffer from breathing problems as a result of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), getting good quality sleep can be difficult. Some COPD patients have insomnia and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, ...

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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