WASHINGTON, DC, January 8, 2013– The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today to help millions who suffer from excessive sleepiness. This online resource center explains how excessive sleepiness affects health, safety, and everyday performance, and provides free patient resources.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 13-20% of the U.S. population suffers from excessive sleepiness.
“Excessive sleepiness is common, debilitating and often misunderstood,” says David Cloud, CEO of the NSF. “The National Sleep Foundation’s new excessive sleepiness website helps people find the answers they need to understand and overcome excessive sleepiness.”
Visit ExcessiveSleepiness.sleepfoundation.org for answers about excessive sleepiness.
The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving sleep health and safety through education, public awareness and advocacy. It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, professionals in the health, medical and science fields, individuals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities throughout North America.
Please visit www.sleepfoundation.org for more information.