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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.
Employers’ dream of controlling health costs turns to workers’ sleep

Employers’ dream of controlling health costs turns to workers’ sleep

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Study investigates three levels of recovery in people with a history of generalized anxiety disorder

Study investigates three levels of recovery in people with a history of generalized anxiety disorder

Healthy sleep patterns could help offset genetic risk of heart disease or stroke

Healthy sleep patterns could help offset genetic risk of heart disease or stroke

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

Nasal sprays cut down usage of antibiotics for individuals with chronic rhinosinusitis

Nasal sprays cut down usage of antibiotics for individuals with chronic rhinosinusitis

Sleep fragmentation linked to migraine risk a day later

Sleep fragmentation linked to migraine risk a day later

Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines

Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines

New Year's resolutions to improve the quality and quantity of sleep

New Year's resolutions to improve the quality and quantity of sleep

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may trigger insomnia

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may trigger insomnia

Skipping one night of sleep may exacerbate performance impairment in insomniacs

Skipping one night of sleep may exacerbate performance impairment in insomniacs

SleepCogni to trial its ‘ground breaking’ behavioural treatment for insomnia

SleepCogni to trial its ‘ground breaking’ behavioural treatment for insomnia

UC study explores side effects in pediatric patients treated with antidepressants

UC study explores side effects in pediatric patients treated with antidepressants

AI can increase people's wellbeing but potential dangers remain

AI can increase people's wellbeing but potential dangers remain

New targeted treatment for insomnia has fewer side effects

New targeted treatment for insomnia has fewer side effects

Excellent mental health for 68% of Indigenous people living off reserve in Canada

Excellent mental health for 68% of Indigenous people living off reserve in Canada

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Omega 3 fish oil supplements may benefit some children with ADHD

Omega 3 fish oil supplements may benefit some children with ADHD

Yoga and physical therapy effective in treating co-occurring sleep disturbance, back pain

Yoga and physical therapy effective in treating co-occurring sleep disturbance, back pain