| Dec 30, 2010
Are you always tired? Do you have trouble concentrating or get frequent headaches? If you work odd hours, you might have Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD).
"Shift Work Sleep Disorder is when someone has trouble sleeping because you work nights or have...
| Jul 20, 2010
Some people sleepwalk; others talk in their sleep. Now a study finds that one in 12 patients with sleep disorders reported having had sex while asleep.
Researchers reviewed the medical charts of 832 consecutive patients seeking help at a Toronto sleep...
| Aug 4, 2010
The chronic sleep disorder that afflicts Ravens rookie linebacker Sergio Kindle is a common but often misdiagnosed condition that is treatable and should not affect his NFL career, according to experts in the study of narcolepsy. But the long-term...
| Aug 24, 2010
Do you have trouble getting a good night's sleep? If you do, you're not alone. About one-third of Americans complain of sleep disorders — meaning any disorder that affects, disrupts or involves sleep.
Insomnia (from the Latin insomnis, meaning...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:40 PM
If your preschooler can’t sleep — turn off the violence and nighttime TV.
That’s the message in a new study that found sleep problems are more common in 3- to 5-year-olds who watch television after 7 p.m. Watching shows with...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:13 PM
In 1960, Americans averaged 81/2 hours of sleep a night, and our obesity rate was around 12 percent. Today we're averaging 6 1/2 to seven hours, and our obesity rate has climbed to around 30 percent. Coincidence?
No, say sleep experts. They point out...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Do you struggle with insomnia?
Getting a good night's sleep is essential for optimum health. The long-term consequences of untreated sleep disorders include heart disease, stroke, obesity and other serious medical conditions.
Learn more about how...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Most people remembered to set their clocks ahead last night so they could spring forward today into daylight saving time, the harbinger of spring and summertime.
But for some, it can cause headaches, irritability, tiredness and poor concentration....
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:54 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Dr. Conrad Murray probably gave Michael Jackson 40 times more of the surgical anesthetic than he admitted to police, a leading expert on the drug testified Thursday.
Dr. Steven Shafter was the last witness called before the...
| Nov 2, 2011
That extra hour of sleep that comes with the end of daylight saving time Sunday will feel like a blessing to many adults.
But for parents of youngsters who are up at 6 a.m. because they think it's still really 7 a.m., and for folks with sleep...
| Nov 16, 2011
We are a nation plagued by sleeplessness. According to the National Institutes of Health, 50 million to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems that can negatively affect health, alertness and safety....