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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.
Amber-tinted glasses may reduce insomnia severity

Amber-tinted glasses may reduce insomnia severity

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

Artificial intelligence and modern musical lullabies can help people sleep better

Artificial intelligence and modern musical lullabies can help people sleep better

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

Smartphone addiction may be responsible for an imbalance in the brain, study says

Smartphone addiction may be responsible for an imbalance in the brain, study says

Scientists find potential neurobiological marker to help recognize PTSD patients

Scientists find potential neurobiological marker to help recognize PTSD patients

Postmenopausal hormone therapy not linked to increased risk of stroke

Postmenopausal hormone therapy not linked to increased risk of stroke

Season of festivities can increase opportunities to overindulge in alcohol

Season of festivities can increase opportunities to overindulge in alcohol

Benzodiazepines linked to increased risk of death among Alzheimer’s disease patients

Benzodiazepines linked to increased risk of death among Alzheimer’s disease patients

FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

Rutgers University-Camden study shows link between insomnia and alcohol use among adolescents

Rutgers University-Camden study shows link between insomnia and alcohol use among adolescents

HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions rates

HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions rates

Insomnia linked to increased risk of death and rapid loss of kidney function

Insomnia linked to increased risk of death and rapid loss of kidney function

Hot flashes, night sweats in middle-aged women may be linked to high risk of obstructive sleep apnea

Hot flashes, night sweats in middle-aged women may be linked to high risk of obstructive sleep apnea

FSU research finds link between nightmares and self-injurious behavior

FSU research finds link between nightmares and self-injurious behavior

Severe hot flashes in midlife linked to higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea

Severe hot flashes in midlife linked to higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea

Montmorency tart cherry juice found to help extend sleep time among adults 50 years and older

Montmorency tart cherry juice found to help extend sleep time among adults 50 years and older

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Prescribed medications linked to dry mouth symptoms in older adults

Prescribed medications linked to dry mouth symptoms in older adults