Sleep Information Center
Socioeconomically disadvantaged children have a higher rate of sleep difficulties than children from high-income households.
Evidence shows strong support for prescribing pramipexole, rotigotine, cabergoline, or gabapentin enacarbil to treat adults with restless legs syndrome symptoms.
Dreaming may allow us to learn and process emotional issues while we sleep.
Lack of sleep may be one reason for the increase in diabetes in the United States.
Melatonin has few side effects and could be a good alternative for those suffering from insomnia.
If used appropriately, caffeine can help medical personnel stay alert throughout the day.
Patients who experience nocturia, or frequent urination during the night, may have increased mortality rates.
Sleep deprivation can cause hallucinations, decreased cognitive function, and anxiety.
The USPSTF gave existing evidence an "I" recommendation.
Patients presenting with depression should be evaluated for sleep disorders.