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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New Study: Increased Risk of Heart Disease in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Recent research has shown that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular (CV) disease.  The AHI, or apnea-hypopnea index, is used to measure OSA.  The AHI is technically ...
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Sleep Apnea: The Signs and Symptoms

The First Obvious Sign The most obvious sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea is chronic, loud, and ongoing snoring. Pauses will occur during the snoring, and gasping or choking noises may follow pauses. Of course, ...

Surgeon General Pushing for More Sleep in America

"WASHINGTON -- The surgeon general of the United States is worried that we aren't getting enough rest. Dr. Vivek Murthy made the case that the country needs a collective nap during an appearance at the ...
SnoreRx Snoring Mouthpieces - Review and Comparison

SnoreRx – Snoring Mouthpiece Review & Comparison

SnoreRx is one of the many snoring mouthpieces on the market and with so many options out there it may be difficult to choose the right one. But this particular device offers features that ...
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Shift Work Disorder

Whether it was due to a late night out on the town or cramming for an exam, most of us have pulled an all-nighter occasionally. But for millions of people, staying up all night ...
Sleep Apnea Left Untreated Can Make Melanoma More Aggressive

Sleep Apnea Left Untreated Can Make Melanoma More Aggressive

A new multicenter prospective study on the relationship between cancer and sleep-disordered breathing has shown that severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), if left untreated, may be linked to more aggressive malignant cutaneous melanoma.  Sleep-disordered ...

Inadequate Sleep Hygiene

Inadequate sleep hygiene is a sleep disorder primarily caused by bad sleeping habits. It is often corrected by making a few simple changes to your routine and daily practices leading up to your bedtime ...
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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 ...
Increased Risk of Stroke After Daylight Savings Time

Increased Risk of Stroke After Daylight Savings Time

Recent studies have demonstrated that an effect on an individual’s internal clock can increase the risk of ischemic stroke. The objective of a new study was to determine if daylight savings time had an ...

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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