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Resources for Sleep: A Wake Up Call

Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 8:02 AM

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You can also get answers to your specific health information questions

If you have sleep questions, then it is time to get answers. Visit the Ask an Expert forum on the NetWellness Sleep Health Topic to anonymously ask your sleep questions. Want to learn more about the NetWellness Ask an Expert service? Click here to find out how it works.

Sleep Problems & Consequences

A Lack of Sleep
Explore how a lack of sleep can make your everyday tasks harder to complete.

Short & Long Term Effects
Take a look at the short and long term effects of sleep deprivation.

The Facts About Sleep Deprivation
Read the facts about sleep deprivation and the affects our brain.

Sleep Debt
Learn how sleep deprivation can lead to something called “sleep debt.”

Learn about sleepwalking, night terrors and other parasomnias.

Take a look at a sleeping disorder called dyssominas.

Health Consequences & Sleep
Learn how to avoid health issues when you sleep.

Women & Insomnia
Explore why women are more prone to insomnia than men.

Read why exhausted workaholics have trouble falling asleep.

Sleep Disorders
Check out this great resource of information on various sleep disorders.

Sleep Basics

Why Do We Sleep?
Check out why our bodies need sleep to function.

The Five Stages of Sleep
Learn about the five different stages of sleep.

The Stages of Sleep
Read more information about the five stages of sleep.

REM and Non-REM Sleep
Explore the difference between REM and non-REM sleep?

Our Body During Sleep
Learn about what happens to our bodies during the different stages of sleep.

How We Function During Sleep
Read about what happens to your brain, immune system and hormones during sleep.

Improve Your Sleep
Take a look at these tips to help you improve your sleep.

What is Sleep Hygiene?
Get educated on what sleep hygiene is and how to obtain it.

Sleep Hygiene
Learn the do’s and don’ts of sleep hygiene.

Technology Changes Sleep
Explore how cell phones and social media have contributed to America’s sleep epidemic.

Sleep We Need
Find out how much sleep you need each night.

Sleep For Your Age Group
Learn the different sleep needs of every age group.

The Need for Sleep
Read more about the amount of sleep we need.

The Amount of Sleep
Read all you’ll need to know about sleep and the amount of it you should get.

Your Sleep Environment
Find out what makes a good sleeping environment.

Sleep Apnea Quiz
Take this quiz to determine if you’re at risk for sleep apnea.

General Sleep Disorder Quiz
See if you’re showing signs of sleep disorders.

Sleepiness Quiz
How sleepy are you? Take this quiz to find out.

Sleep Centers in Northeast Ohio
Find a sleep center in your area.

Questions About Sleep Labs
Curious about sleep labs? Get your questions answered now!

Sleep Labs at Night
Take a look at what happens during a night in a sleep lab

Are You Next?
Find out if you might have to spend the night in a sleep lab.

Concerns About Sleep Labs
Take a look at the common concerns about sleep labs.

Why Do We Dream?
Take a look at why we dream and how they work.

Common Questions
Read the answers to common questions asked about dreaming

Teens & Sleep
Learn why teens need 9-9.25 hours of sleep a night.

Teens Not Sleeping
Take a look at why teens are not getting enough sleep.

Changes in Teens
Explore how physiological changes drive teens to stay up later.

Sleep Apnea

What is Sleep Apnea?
Explore how sleep apnea disrupts sleep.

Sleep Apnea Origins
Read about the different types of sleep apnea.

Treatment Options
Check out different sleep apnea treatment options.

Get Your Apnea Treated
Learn about treatments for the different types of sleep apnea.

Treatment for Adults
Explore popular sleep apnea treatments for adults.

Risky Business
Learn the risk factors of sleep apnea.

Sleep Apnea Risks
Find out if you are at risk of having sleep apnea.

Preventing Sleep Apnea
These tips can help you prevent sleep apnea.

Avoiding Sleep Apnea
Read about these methods to fight off sleep apnea.

Articles On Sleep

New York Times Article
After a lifetime of sleep deprivation, this woman discovered the benefit of sleep.

Snooze or Loose
Some school districts are starting school later to accommodate children’s sleep schedule.

NPR News
Check out the different reasons teens tend to want more sleep. 

ABC News
Being sleepy at the wheel is just as bad as being drunk. Find out how many people deal with sleepy driving.


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