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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.
Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

Taking sleep medications to treat insomnia may increase risk of falling for older adults

Taking sleep medications to treat insomnia may increase risk of falling for older adults

SunVit-D3 outline the importance of Vitamin D consumption

SunVit-D3 outline the importance of Vitamin D consumption

Researcher discovers why people tend to fall asleep when bored

Researcher discovers why people tend to fall asleep when bored

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Study shows prevalence of sleep disturbances among adolescents exposed to terror attacks

Study shows prevalence of sleep disturbances among adolescents exposed to terror attacks

New tool reveals high cost of untreated sleep disorders in workplace

New tool reveals high cost of untreated sleep disorders in workplace

One-fourth of cancer patients use cannabis, study reveals

One-fourth of cancer patients use cannabis, study reveals

Legalization increases likelihood for marijuana use among cancer patients, study reveals

Legalization increases likelihood for marijuana use among cancer patients, study reveals

Research confirms smartphone apps as effective treatment option for depression

Research confirms smartphone apps as effective treatment option for depression

Study may provide insights into treating autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders

Study may provide insights into treating autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Antidepressants used for chronic pain relief come with significant side effects

Antidepressants used for chronic pain relief come with significant side effects

Active component rich in sugarcane may ameliorate stress, help having sound sleep

Active component rich in sugarcane may ameliorate stress, help having sound sleep

A blood test that can diagnose PTSD may be on the horizon

A blood test that can diagnose PTSD may be on the horizon

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

Veterans affected with combat-related PTSD show changes in blood-based microRNA, study finds

Study shows link between children’s sleep quality and mothers’ insomnia

Study shows link between children’s sleep quality and mothers’ insomnia

Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep

Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep