American Sleep Association


  • What is Sleep?
    What is Sleep?
    Insight into the mysteries of sleep. Why we sleep. Why do we dream?
  • Sleep Hygiene Tips
    Sleep Hygiene Tips
    Get good sleep now. What you can do to insure good quality sleep
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    CPAP? BiPAP? ASV? XYZ....
    Everything you ever wanted to know about CPAP - the most popular treatment for obstructive sleep apnea


Information on Sleep Disorders
Sleep Dentist Network
– Resources for patients
Message board and Forum
Sleep Technologists Section
– Directory of sleep laboratories
– Sleep lab business practice forms
Sleep Physician and Tech Jobs
– Product and Service Directory with member reviews

Sleep News

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Short Sleepers Are At Risk For Heart Disease

Short sleepers or those who sleep six hours or less regularly are at risk developing heart disease or death, according to Dr. Michael Grandner, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Sleep and ...
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Study offers treatment hope for sleep disordered breathing

Sleep apnea is nothing new. This condition has plagued millions of people. People with this sleep disorder have periodic pauses in breathing during sleep - But there could be new research to help those ...
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Study Shows Quality of Life is Worse with PTSD and Sleep Apnea

According to new research, patients suffering from both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are far more likely to experience a lower quality of life, more exhaustion and sleepiness throughout the ...
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Short Flashes Of Light During Sleep May Prevent Jet Lag

A cure for jet lag? A recent study confirms that exposing people to short flashes of light, during sleep, is more effective than using continuous light, according to research. Continuous lights are used as a ...
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Study Links Texting After Lights Off Affects Grades Among Teens

A recent study confirms that excessive instant messaging or texting can affect sleep and grades among teens. Instant messaging among teens was established as their strong emotional support and an excellent tool to collaborate ...
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Sleep Problems by Bed Bugs Now Closer to a Solution

We’ve all heard the expression “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but it is most likely that you don’t go to bed imagining actual, tiny bugs crawling around in your bed. Most of us ...
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Research Links Extreme Social Media Use With Disrupted Sleep

Research Links Extreme Social Media Use With Disrupted Sleep Obsessive social media use on Facebook, Twitter and similar platforms are linked to sleeping disturbance. According to a study conducted by the lead author, Jessica C ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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