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Insomnia can cause problems during the day, such as excessive sleepiness, fatigue, trouble thinking clearly or staying focused, or feeling depressed or irritable. It is not defined by the number of hours you sleep every night. Although the amount of sleep a person needs varies, most people need between 7 and 8 hours of sleep a night.
Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Self-help intervention may be useful as initial treatment to manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome

Self-help intervention may be useful as initial treatment to manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome

Immunotherapy found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Study: Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression

Study: Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Scientists identify microtubule-based therapy to alleviate Gulf War Illness symptoms

Scientists identify microtubule-based therapy to alleviate Gulf War Illness symptoms

Difference between weekday and weekend sleep found to be connected to negative health outcomes

Difference between weekday and weekend sleep found to be connected to negative health outcomes

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows

Seven-hour sleep duration increases chances of achieving remission in depressed patients with insomnia

Seven-hour sleep duration increases chances of achieving remission in depressed patients with insomnia

Bed partners may unintentionally contradict treatment recommendations for insomnia patients

Bed partners may unintentionally contradict treatment recommendations for insomnia patients

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Research finds high prevalence of undiagnosed sleep disorders among African Americans

Research finds high prevalence of undiagnosed sleep disorders among African Americans

Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleep

Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleep

History of sleep: what was normal?

History of sleep: what was normal?

Researchers reassess supposed link between depression and all-cause mortality

Researchers reassess supposed link between depression and all-cause mortality

Sleep: perception and prioritization

Sleep: perception and prioritization

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN