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Is Your Sleepiness Harming Your Health?

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  • Information about what may be causing your sleepiness
  • Personalized information to help improve your waking hours
  • Tips from experts for dealing with sleepiness

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on January 28, 2014

Sources:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: "Bright Light Therapy."

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: "Insomnia."

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: "Snoring and Sleep Apnea."

Cleveland Clinic: "Shift Work Sleep Disorder."

FDA: "FDA Drug Safety Communication: Risk of next-morning impairment after use of insomnia drugs; FDA requires lower recommended doses for certain drugs containing zolpidem (Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar, and Zolpimist)."

FDA: "Side Effects of Sleep Drugs."

Harvard Medical School: "Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "How Is Sleep Apnea Treated?"

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Narcolepsy Fact Sheet."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet."

National Sleep Foundation: "Facts and Stats."

National Sleep Foundation: "Food and Sleep."

National Sleep Foundation: "Menopause and Sleep."

National Sleep Foundation: "Sleep Aids and Insomnia."

News release, National Sleep Foundation.

Schmid, S. Journal of Sleep Research, September 2008.  

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