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New research finds that napping during the day once or twice a week is associated with a much lower risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.

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A new study of nearly half a million people over 7 years found that those who slept 6–9 hours per night had the lowest risk of a first heart attack.

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Provigil is a prescription brand-name medication that's most often used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift ...

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Ativan is a brand-name prescription medication that's used to treat anxiety, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and status epilepticus (a severe type of ...

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According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzhe...

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New research finds an association between self-reported optimism and the likelihood of having better sleep quality and longer sleep duration.

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Fatigue is a common symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) that can affect a person’s quality of life. Learn more about the causes of MS fatigue and po...

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Eating only between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. seems to aid weight loss by reducing appetite rather than burning calories, according to new research.

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New research has looked through existing studies to find the best time to take a warm shower or bath before bedtime in order to improve sleep.

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Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treati...

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People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep ai...

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Many psychological issues can cause a person to feel as though they cannot get out of bed. Strategies to alleviate this include spending time outsi...