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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.
Physician's choice of insomnia medication may be based on habit, new research shows

Physician's choice of insomnia medication may be based on habit, new research shows

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

New clinical practice guideline provides evidence-based analyses of specific insomnia drugs

New clinical practice guideline provides evidence-based analyses of specific insomnia drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Is today’s society really sleep deprived?

Is today’s society really sleep deprived?

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Research highlights need to improve sleep for homeless people

Research highlights need to improve sleep for homeless people

Online program for insomnia can improve amount and quality of sleep

Online program for insomnia can improve amount and quality of sleep

Web-based cognitive therapy provides less expensive, scalable treatment option for insomnia

Web-based cognitive therapy provides less expensive, scalable treatment option for insomnia

New bio-signal measuring electrodes can be mounted on IoT devices for health diagnosis

New bio-signal measuring electrodes can be mounted on IoT devices for health diagnosis

Palliative care could reduce hospitalizations, make life easier for older adults with serious illnesses

Palliative care could reduce hospitalizations, make life easier for older adults with serious illnesses

New CBTI treatment program improves sleep quality for older adults

New CBTI treatment program improves sleep quality for older adults

Low-dose estrogen therapy effective in alleviating menopause symptoms, study finds

Low-dose estrogen therapy effective in alleviating menopause symptoms, study finds

Innovative surgery to repair phrenic nerve injury improves breathing function

Innovative surgery to repair phrenic nerve injury improves breathing function

New techniques for the extraction & preparation of cannabis oil: an interview with Alison Wake

New techniques for the extraction & preparation of cannabis oil: an interview with Alison Wake

Researchers find altered brain activity in specific brain regions of patients with insomnia

Researchers find altered brain activity in specific brain regions of patients with insomnia

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Prescription sleep aids may stimulate suicidal thoughts or actions

Prescription sleep aids may stimulate suicidal thoughts or actions