What's Stealing Your Sleep?
Find help for those conditions that rob you of energy and leave you exhausted. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders that affect every aspect of their lives. It's difficult to feel productive at work and engaged with family and friends when your body and mind are chronically tired. From insomnia to sleep apnea, snoring, night sweats and narcolepsy, find the causes and treatments that can help you awaken refreshed every morning.Test Your Sleep IQ
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What causes sleep disorders?
Sleep disorders may be caused by any number of aspects. For example, obstructive sleep apnea may be caused by a physical blockage in the nose or throat or combination of both, while central sleep apnea may be caused by a disturbance in . . .
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