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  1. How Noise Can Affect Your Sleep Satisfaction

    Noise has a major impact on sleep. Exposure to too much noise during sleep has immediate effects while we are sleeping, which leads to short-term issues the next day, and over time may result in long-term mental and physical consequences.

  2. Does Melatonin Affect Birth Control?

    Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that helps regulate when we feel tired. Learn how it interacts with birth control.

  3. Bed Frame Sizes

    The right bed frame size is crucial for supporting your mattress. We examine the dimensions of the most common types of bed frames on the market.

  4. Melatonin Dosage: How Much Melatonin Should You Take

    How much melatonin should you take? It depends on a few factors. Learn about the recommended melatonin dosage for each age group, including tips for children.

  5. Mallampati Score and Predicting Sleep Apnea

    The Mallampati score measures risk of intubation for medical patients, and may also be useful for predicting sleep apnea. Read our guide to learn more.

  6. Night Terrors

    For most parents, awakening to the sounds of a child screaming is an alarming occurrence, particularly when attempts to comfort your child are met with an unresponsive expression and flailing limbs.

  7. REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

    Normally during REM sleep, the body experiences temporary paralysis of most of the body’s muscles while the brain is active and dreaming.

  8. A Study Guide To Getting Sleep During Final Exams

    During finals week, fewer than 10% of college students get enough sleep. Learn how sleep deprivation affects grades. Hint: better sleep actually improves GPA.

  9. Can You Overdose on Melatonin?

    How much melatonin is too much? Learning more about dosing and potential side effects can help you stay safe while using this common sleep supplement.

  10. Does Insurance Cover CPAP?

    Need a CPAP machine to treat sleep apnea? Learn about common coverage eligibility requirements from insurance providers, including Medicare and Medicaid.