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Getting quality sleep is vital to your productivity, energy, and mental and physical health. Explore the different types and treatments of sleep problems and disorders—and what you can do to get a better night’s sleep.
How to Sleep Better
Tips to help you sleep better and be more energetic and productive
The causes of insomnia, and what to do when you can’t sleep
Sleep Problems During Coronavirus
Overcoming insomnia triggered by the pandemic
How to Stop Snoring
Remedies and tips to help you and your partner sleep better
Exploring the stages of sleep and how to get on a healthy sleep schedule
Sleep Disorders and Problems
Symptoms, treatment, and self-help for common sleep problems
Sleeping Pills and Natural Sleep Aids
What to know about prescription and over-the-counter sleep aids
Sleep Tips for Older Adults
Tips for overcoming insomnia and other age-related sleep problems
Symptoms, causes, self-help, and treatment options
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Symptoms, self-help, and treatment for restless legs
Sign, symptoms, causes, and treatment for chronic sleepiness
Therapy for Sleep Disorders
Treating sleep problems with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Medical Causes of Sleep Problems
There may be a medical reason for your sleepless nights
The Science of Sleep
Circadian rhythms, sleep stages, and sleep architecture
How to Stop Worrying
Self-help strategies for anxiety relief
Childhood Insomnia and Sleep Problems
Tips for helping your child fall and stay asleep