Sleep Information Center

Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Patients who experience sleep paralysis may find themselves unable to move or speak and may have difficulty taking a deep breath.

Blog Post The characteristics of nightmares vs sleep terrors

The characteristics of nightmares vs sleep terrors

Many patients experience ongoing issues with nightmares or night terrors.

Blog Post Identifying parasomnias in the sleep cycle

Identifying parasomnias in the sleep cycle

Parasomnias are undesirable physical or experiential events that occur during sleep as movements, emotions, perceptions, and dreams.

News Obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Six guidelines establish updated clinical practice recommendations for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

News Pharmacologic treatment of insomnia: a new clinical practice guideline

Pharmacologic treatment of insomnia: a new clinical practice guideline

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that the new pharmacologic guidelines be used in conjunction with other AASM guidelines for insomnia.

Blog Post Managing headaches in patients with sleep disorders

Managing headaches in patients with sleep disorders

Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.

News USPSTF: Evidence lacking for obstructive sleep apnea screening

USPSTF: Evidence lacking for obstructive sleep apnea screening

The USPSTF found that there is uncertainty about the accuracy of screening tools for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Blog Post The importance of sleep hygiene

The importance of sleep hygiene

Read these tips that could help patients improve their sleep hygiene.

Blog Post Improving sleep in socioeconomically disadvantaged children

Improving sleep in socioeconomically disadvantaged children

Socioeconomically disadvantaged children have a higher rate of sleep difficulties than children from high-income households.

News Restless legs syndrome: a new practice guideline

Restless legs syndrome: a new practice guideline

Evidence shows strong support for prescribing pramipexole, rotigotine, cabergoline, or gabapentin enacarbil to treat adults with restless legs syndrome symptoms.

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