Sleep Disorders

How to Feel Satisfied with Your Sleep

The secret to loving the sleep that you’re getting is surprisingly simple. Learn how to shift your thinking for greater sleep satisfaction.

New Baby, No Sleep: Tips to Ease the Transition

Welcoming an infant into the world brings many joys—and little rest. Learn how to cope during this time of change.

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding

A tight, sore jaw is a sign of bruxism (teeth grinding)—and it could be related to a serious sleep disorder.

How Does Anxiety Affect Sleep?

Anxiety and sleep troubles often go hand in hand, but you can kiss nighttime stress goodbye with these quick tricks.

Sleep Apnea and Sleep

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The "apnea" in sleep apnea refers to a breathing pause that lasts at least ten seconds. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles in the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open, despite efforts to breathe. Another form of sleep apnea is central sleep apnea, in which the brain fails to properly control breathing during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is far more common than central sleep apnea.

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