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 and ADHD

People say things like this to us all the time, “My child is so hyper in the late afternoon – I’m sure he has ADHD.” This may be true. Another possibility is that a ...

8 Tips to Help your Baby Sleep Through the Night

Feed then Read It is so tempting to feed your baby to sleep - breast milk or a warm bottle is the most natural sleep inducing agent on earth - but don’t do it! ...
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Sleep and Antidepressants

Major depressive disorder is most often treated with antidepressants, but the transition to using them is not always a smooth one. The average time it takes a patient to respond to medication therapy is ...

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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Sleep Deprived Boys Are At Risk For Diabetes

Sleep Deprived Boys Are At Risk For Diabetes

A recent study links sleep deprivation, specifically slow-wave-sleep (SWS) deficit, in male adolescences with a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, increased fat in the abdomen area, and impaired attention, according to Jordan ...
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How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Hourly sleep needs depend on the age of the person. Like most things in science, hourly sleep needs follow a Bell Curve that vary by age group. Sleep Needs by Age Group: Adult: 7 ...

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New Research Shows Insight Into What Causes REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

New Research Shows Insight Into What Causes REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a relatively uncommon sleep disorder in which a person appears to act out dreams. This disorder was first described in 1986. The major abnormal characteristic of RBD is ...

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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