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Children of all ages need plenty of sleep to grow and develop. School-age children may have trouble learning and developing socially if they don't get enough sleep. Children's sleep problems can cause stress for parents, who may worry about their children. Parents also may be awake much of the night trying to get a...
Guides through decision to have sleep study to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. Includes pros such as diagnosis that can lead to treatment. Also offers cons such as cost. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
Offers tips on improving sleep. Covers sleep disorders like insomnia. Discusses things that affect sleep. Covers habits like drinking alcohol or caffeine before bed. Suggests exercising daily and no napping. Discusses sleep diaries.
Sleep studies are tests that watch what happens to your body during sleep. These studies usually are done in a sleep lab. Sleep labs are often located in hospitals. Sleep studies you do at home can be done with portable equipment. But they may not give the same results as a sleep lab.
Sleep apnea is fairly common in people with heart failure. Sleep apnea means you stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer during sleep. It may cause you to snore loudly and not sleep well, so you wake up feeling tired. Getting treatment for sleep apnea can help you sleep and feel better. It may also help keep your heart...
Describes various sleep studies used to diagnose sleep disorders. Discusses problems like snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Covers common sleep studies, including polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests, and the maintenance of wakefulness test.
Everyone knows that sleep is important. Without it, you don't have the energy to get through your day. But sleep problems that go on for a long time can affect your health. How does sleep affect your health? Most adults do best when they get 7 to 8 hours of sleep each day. Sleep gives your brain a...
Many parents worry about their children's sleep. There is no "right" amount of sleep for children, because each child's needs are different. But some children have sleep problems that keep them, and often their families, from getting the sleep they need. Some sleep problems go away on their own, and others may need...
Your baby's sleep habits will change a lot between birth and his or her first birthday. Newborns usually sleep for 2 to 4 hours at a time for a total of 16 to 18 hours a day. Your baby may sleep 5 or more hours at night by 3 months. But sometimes, your baby will not "sleep like a baby." And if the baby does not sleep...
Children in their teenage years may begin having problems sleeping. There is no "right" amount of sleep for teenagers, as each child's needs are different. But some teenagers have sleep problems that keep them from getting the sleep they need. Some sleep problems go away on their own, while others need medical care...
Why is sleep important to your child? A good night's sleep helps your child to grow, to form memories, and to learn. Sleep helps your child stay alert and focused at school and play. Children who don't get enough sleep over time can have behavior problems and trouble learning. They may become moody, sad, or...
Sleep studies are tests to watch what happens to your child's body during sleep. These studies usually are done in a sleep lab. Sleep labs are often located in hospitals. But these studies may sometimes be done with portable equipment that your child can use at home.
Sleep apnea means that breathing stops for short periods during sleep. When you stop breathing or have reduced airflow into your lungs during sleep, you don't sleep well and you can be very tired during the day. The oxygen levels in your blood may go down, and carbon dioxide levels go up. It may lead to other...
Sleep apnea means that breathing stops for short periods during sleep. When your child stops breathing or has reduced airflow into the lungs during sleep, he or she doesn't sleep well and can be very tired during the day. The oxygen levels in the blood may go down, and carbon dioxide levels go up. This may lead to other...
Discusses sleep problems caused by cancer or side effects of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Offers tips like get daily exercise and use a sleep mask and earplugs to improve sleep. Warns to check with your doctor before taking sleep medicine.
Sometimes you don't get enough sleep. Maybe you feel you have too much to do and have to stay up late to get it done. Or perhaps you want to go to sleep, but you toss and turn because you're worried about a test or a relationship. But you need to sleep. It is important for your physical and emotional health. Sleep may...
Provides links to info about sleep problems. Includes insomnia, sleep apnea, snoring, and testing. Also includes sleep problems in children.
Discusses various sleep problems of those 12 and older. Covers insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and restless leg syndrome. Offers tips to improve sleep. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
Sleep problems are common during pregnancy. Sleep studies tell us that hormonal changes, plus the discomforts of later pregnancy, can break up a pregnant woman's sleep cycle. The first trimester can bring insomnia and night waking. Most women feel...
Sleep apnea means that your child has trouble breathing during sleep. It can be mild to severe, based on the number of times an hour that it happens. It's called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) when blocked or narrowed airways in the nose, mouth, or...