Sleep Information Center Archive

How much sleep do we really need?

Although an average of 8 hours is recommended, people may need to sleep more or less than that.

Be careful of sleepy drivers

Patients who may be impaired by their medications or sleep disorders have a higher risk of fatal motor vehicle accidents.

Sleep sex disrupts a couple's relationship

A form of parasomnia, sleep sex has only been a recognized disorder since 2003.

A bed partner who groans during sleep

Not every noise made during sleep qualifies as a sleep talking. Learn about other sleep disorders that manifest vocally.

Substance addiction may influence patients' sleep patterns

Remember to ask about caffeine and alcohol use when patients present with sleep complaints.

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