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    Is Your Sleepiness Harming Your Health?

    Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

    • 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 William Blahd, MD on July 05, 2016

    Sources:

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

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

    Cleveland Clinic: "Shift Work Sleep Disorder."

    FDA: "Side Effects of Sleep Drugs."

    FDA Drug Safety Communication: "Risk of next-morning impairment after use of insomnia 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," "Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet."

    National Sleep Foundation: "Facts and Stats," "Food and Sleep," "Menopause and Sleep," "Sleep Aids and Insomnia."

    News release, National Sleep Foundation.

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

    UpToDate: "Treatment for insomnia."

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