Sleep and Heart Disease: Are You at Risk?

Sleep-deprived women are at greater risk for developing heart disease than men. Women who slept five hours or less...

Dementia and Sleep

Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia are characterized by frequent sleep disturbance, both for those diagnosed and their caregivers. In...

Medical and Brain Conditions that Cause Excessive Sleepiness

The most common causes of excessive sleepiness are insufficient sleep, changes to sleep schedule, and sleep disorders like sleep...

Fibromyalgia and Sleep

Fibromyalgia is a medical syndrome that causes widespread pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints as well as...

Asthma and Sleep

Asthma, known medically as reactive airway disease, is a chronic lung condition that affects about 20 million Americans, according...

Poor Sleep Linked to PTSD after Heart Attack

Clinicians have long speculated that poor sleep may be a mechanism involved in the higher risk of further cardiac...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...