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How to deal with “COVID-somnia” and sleep well at night

In a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, researchers found more than half of Americans report what experts have dubbed "COVID-somnia,"...

If you get sleep paralysis, don’t open your eyes

Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep. During these...

How to cope with sleep issues after cancer treatment

Let's start with the bad news: Sean Smith, M.D., the medical director of the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center’s Cancer Rehabilitation program, estimates...

Sleep loss can increase your pain

When we’re in pain, we have a hard time sleeping. But how does poor sleep affect pain? In a recent study, scientists at the University...

Common high blood pressure drugs may cause sleep problems

In a new study from the Berlin Institute of Health, researchers found beta-blockers treat various cardiovascular diseases and were not more likely to cause...

10 lesser known sleep disorders you might not know about

You might have heard of insomnia or hypersomnia from symptoms of depression. But have you heard about the other following sleep disorders? Here's a list of...

How sleep deprivation affects your mind and body

Are you having insomnia or sleep deprivation? Sleep deprivation, also known as sleep insufficiency or sleeplessness, is the condition of not having adequate duration and/or quality of sleep to support...

You may have this heart problem if you have sleep loss

In a recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, researchers found healthy adults with chronically limited sleep showed abnormal heart...

Common sleep problem combo linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, death

In a new study from Flinders University, researchers found people who suffer from both insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to suffer...

Cannabis use may harm your sleep, study finds

In a new study, researchers found recent cannabis use is linked to extremes of nightly sleep duration—less than 6 hours or more than 9...