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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.
Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep

Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

New study links binge-watching in young adults with poor sleep, increased insomnia

New study links binge-watching in young adults with poor sleep, increased insomnia

Energy drinks among youth paving way for cocaine addictions later finds new study

Energy drinks among youth paving way for cocaine addictions later finds new study

Study shows that gene outside the brain controls ability to rebound from sleep deprivation

Study shows that gene outside the brain controls ability to rebound from sleep deprivation

New device uses AI algorithm to monitor sleep with radio waves

New device uses AI algorithm to monitor sleep with radio waves

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

Insomnia research by SleepCogni receives continued funding

Insomnia research by SleepCogni receives continued funding

Variation in sleep patterns between age groups linked to evolutionary adaptation, study finds

Variation in sleep patterns between age groups linked to evolutionary adaptation, study finds

Feeling of purpose in life linked to reduced sleep disturbances in the elderly, study reveals

Feeling of purpose in life linked to reduced sleep disturbances in the elderly, study reveals

Magnesium deficiency could be the reason behind some chocolate cravings

Magnesium deficiency could be the reason behind some chocolate cravings

Scientists identify neurons that play crucial roles in connecting emotions and sleep

Scientists identify neurons that play crucial roles in connecting emotions and sleep

Study finds link between new opioid use and increased risk of cardiac death in older adults with COPD

Study finds link between new opioid use and increased risk of cardiac death in older adults with COPD

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