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  1. When Should Kids Stop Napping?

    Terminology about sleep can be confusing. Our sleep dictionary clearly explains common sleep terms so that you can better understand and improve your sleep.

  2. Napping

    A nap is a short period of sleep, usually taken during the day. One-third of American adults nap. Many swear by napping as an effective way to relax and recharge, while others find naps unhelpful and disruptive to their sleep. Not all naps are created equal, and many factors impact how helpful naps can be. […]

  3. Does Napping During the Day Affect Your Sleep at Night?

    A brief nap can be refreshing and restorative, especially if you are sleep deprived, but longer naps late in the day can negatively impact your sleep quality and duration. A primary key to taking a successful nap comes down to timing. For most people, the ideal nap lasts 10 to 20 minutes. Studies have also […]

  4. Coronasomnia: Definition, Symptoms, and Solutions

    Can’t sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic? You’re not alone. Learn more about coronasomnia, its symptoms, and what causes it. Plus, get tips for sleeping better.

  5. Narcolepsy Symptoms

    Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that affects one in 2,000 Americans. Although people may begin experiencing symptoms at any age, narcolepsy most often begins between 7 and 25 years old. After symptoms begin, excessive sleepiness can quickly begin to interfere with a person’s ability to function at home, school, and in the workplace. Many symptoms […]

  6. Narcolepsy

    Sleep aids are often used for insomnia and sleep problems. Learn about the types of sleep medications, their benefits and downsides, and how to use them safely.

  7. The Connection Between Animal and Human Sleep

    Most animals require sleep, but how much they need varies greatly. Learn about the similarities and differences in sleep habits between animals and humans.

  8. Narcolepsy Treatment

    Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a symptom of a sleep-related disorder. Treatments vary depending on the disorder. Good sleep hygiene is essential for treating EDS.

  9. Treatment for Excessive Sleepiness

    Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a symptom of a sleep-related disorder. Treatments vary depending on the disorder. Good sleep hygiene is essential for treating EDS.

  10. How Much Sleep Do Student Athletes Need?

    Sleep apnea is a common breathing disorder that increases the risk of a multitude of health conditions, including heart disease and stroke.

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