Sleep Management - Symptoms

Snoring May Mean Serious Health Risks

New study suggests snoring may be more than just a nuisance. Read on to learn about its connection to heart attack and stroke.

Back Stiffness: 7 Ways to Loosen Up

Do you often wake up with an aching back? Use these techniques to limber up.

Why Sleep Apnea Can Be a Road to Depression

This sleep disorder can do more than interrupt your rest.

Nightmares vs. Night Terrors: How Are They Different?

If your loved one suffers from scary sleep disturbances, here are facts you should know.

5 Symptoms Men Ignore

Men can prevent health risks by paying attention to changes in their body and seeing their doctor when something isn't right.

Nap the Right Way for Emotional Healing

Studies demonstrate that proper napping techniques can relax your mind and focus your thoughts. What's the right way to catch some z's?

8 Factors That Contribute to Erectile Dysfunction

If you have Erectile Dysfunction (ED), getting your sex life back on track is probably a top priority. As a first step, consider whether these lifestyle changes are at the root of your sexual woes.

Is Sleep Loss Leaving You Depressed?

Several studies have shown that lack of sleep has a profound effect on your mental well-being and that, for some people, chronic insomnia increases the risk of developing a psychological disorder such as depression or anxiety.

Can Sleep Deprivation Change Your Personality?

When you don't get enough sleep, it becomes difficult to focus your attention and manage your emotions. You lose perspective. It is as if you become a different person than who you are when you are well rested.

Sleep Apnea or Simple Snoring?

If you're sawing logs at night, it's important to find out if it's just a noisy nuisance or a sign of a serious sleep disorder.

Want a Good Night's Sleep? Avoid These 5 Things

If you have a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep, there may be a simple solution.

How to Avoid Nighttime Heartburn

Get that overdue good night's rest you need by committing to these essential to-dos. Learn how you should sleep and what foods you should avoid to prevent the burn from ruining your night.

5 Fixes for Post-Meal Fatigue

A good meal should boost your energy, not leave you feeling sapped.

How to Handle Premenstrual-Related Insomnia

As if bloating, cramping, breast pain, and mood swings weren't enough, the long list of symptoms that can affect women with premenstrual syndrome also includes trouble falling asleep. Here's what to do if it happens to you.

Wake Up to the Truth Behind Sleepwalking

If you're living with a sleepwalker, here's what you should know before your child takes his next nighttime stroll.

What Is a Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)?

The MSLT helps confirm a diagnosis of narcolepsy, a condition in which a person suddenly loses muscle control and falls asleep, or idiopathic hypersomnia, which is excess or inappropriate daytime sleepiness without an apparent cause.

Hypersomnia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Hypersomnia is a word used to describe excessive sleepiness at times when you should actually be feeling well rested. If you consistently feel drowsy in spite of a good night's sleep, there are several possible causes and many potential treatments.

7 Tips for Coping With Fibromyalgia-Related Fatigue

Don't let fibromyalgia rob you of the pep of a productive morning. These seven tips will help you give you the start you deserve.

How Your Work Schedule Affects Your Mood

Work in the United States has become a 24-hour phenomenon. Working irregular hours may also lead to a condition characterized by insomnia, excessive sleepiness during work, difficulties concentrating, headaches, and lack of energy.

How Depression Affects Your Sleep

Although a few short nights can make us cranky and irritable, generally our mood returns to normal once we've resumed our regular sleeping routine. For individuals who struggle with depression, however, insomnia can be a chronic problem.

Insomnia vs. Restless Nights: What's the Difference?

Sometimes it's hard to decipher between a few restless nights and full-blown insomnia. Here's help in figuring out the difference as well as steps you can take to get a good night's sleep.

Sleep Aggression: A Disturbing Phenomenon

If your bed partner accuses you of nasty behavior in the middle of the night, you may be one of the few people who have a problem with sleep aggression.

8 Ways to Beat Morning Breath

If you wake up with bad breath every morning, join the club. Very few people can escape it, and no one starts the day with a minty-fresh mouth. Fortunately, there are ways to tame the dragon.

Are You Eating in Your Sleep?

If you often wake up to crumbs in your bed and have no idea where they came from, or if there are dirty dishes on your kitchen counter and you don't recall leaving them there, you may suffer from nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder.

Are You Eating in Your Sleep?

If you often wake up to crumbs in your bed and have no idea where they came from, or if there are dirty dishes on your kitchen counter and you don't recall leaving them there, you may suffer from nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder.

Nighttime Bathroom Trips: Causes and Concerns

Nocturia, a condition that causes you to take several trips to the bathroom during the night because of an excessive need to urinate, not only disrupts your sleep cycle but could be a sign of a more serious medical problem.

Do You Talk in Your Sleep?

Although little is understood about sleep talking, researchers and medical experts agree that it is rarely more than a fleeting disturbance in the night. Here's what they know.

Lose Sleep, Gain Weight?

Certain hormones send hunger signals to your brain that let you know when it's time to eat. Other hormones send signals that tell your brain you're full and it's time to stop. And just like the rest of your body, those hormones don't work as well when you don't get enough sleep.

Spring Ahead Without Falling Behind on Sleep

When Daylight Saving Time arrives, you can reset your alarm clock, your computer clock and your wall clock, but it's not so easy to reset your internal clock. These tips will help make it easier.

Tossing and Turning All Night? What to Do

Everyone moves around in their sleep. But if you're constantly flailing about, knee-jerking your partner, and generally disturbing the peace, it may be time to make a change.
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