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How to Stop Tossing and Turning All Night Long
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How to Stop Tossing and Turning All Night Long

Women often have trouble sleeping at night. These tips can help you stop tossing and turning and feel more rested.

Tips for Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy
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Tips for Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy

It's safe to assume many new parents aren't sleeping as much as they'd like, but many pregnant women also suffer from insomnia, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

Sound Sleep Elusive for Many Kids With ADHD
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Sound Sleep Elusive for Many Kids With ADHD

A new study supports a claim parents have long made about children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—kids with ADHD don't sleep as well as other kids.

Drowsy Drivers Cause 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes
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Drowsy Drivers Cause 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes

Teens and young adults, shift workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk of having an accident caused by drowsy driving.

Why Some Women Find Good Sleep Tough to Get
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Why Some Women Find Good Sleep Tough to Get

Some women have trouble staying asleep, and a new small study may shed light on why. Women's internal, or circadian, body clocks run at a faster pace than men's, according to the research.

Can Psychotherapy Before Drugs Help Insomnia?
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Can Psychotherapy Before Drugs Help Insomnia?

People with long-term sleep troubles should turn to a form of psychotherapy to reboot normal sleeping patterns before trying sleeping pills, the American College of Physicians recommends.

Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived
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Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived

Caffeine no longer improves alertness or mental performance after a few nights of sleep restriction, according to a new U.S. military study.

Brain Relies on 2 Internal Timekeepers to Regulate Sleep
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Brain Relies on 2 Internal Timekeepers to Regulate Sleep

Both an internal "clock" and an internal "hourglass" affect how different parts of your brain respond to sleep deprivation, a new study shows.

Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility
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Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.

Should You Visit a Sleep Clinic?
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Should You Visit a Sleep Clinic?

If you have difficulty sleeping or don't wake feeling refreshed, it may be time to visit a sleep clinic.

Top Sleep Stealers and How to Combat Them
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Top Sleep Stealers and How to Combat Them

One of the sleep stealers outlined below could be to blame for your restless nights.

Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks
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Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks

The nighttime breathing difficulties of obstructive sleep apnea have long been linked to an increase in cardiovascular risks. While treatment with CPAP did lower sleep apnea symptoms, it did nothing to lower users' long-term odds for heart attack, stroke or heart-related death.

Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep
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Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep

If you're in need of a good night's sleep, it might be wise to give your smartphone a rest from time to time.