Sleep Information Center Archive
Although an average of 8 hours is recommended, people may need to sleep more or less than that.
Patients who may be impaired by their medications or sleep disorders have a higher risk of fatal motor vehicle accidents.
A form of parasomnia, sleep sex has only been a recognized disorder since 2003.
Not every noise made during sleep qualifies as a sleep talking. Learn about other sleep disorders that manifest vocally.
Remember to ask about caffeine and alcohol use when patients present with sleep complaints.