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Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

Delayed Phase Sleep Disorder

Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorders

What causes RLS, is there a cure for RLS?

What causes RLS? In July of 2007, researchers discovered a gene variant for RLS, which helps explain why it may be traced through generations in families. Researchers believe this gene increases one’s risk for a type of hereditary RLS, known as primary or familial RLS. Is there a cure for RLS? There is currently no cure for RLS. However, in most cases RLS symptoms can be controlled through lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, and medical treatments as appropriate.

Narcolepsy and Cataplexy

Narcolepsy is a rare but serious condition, but exactly does it do? Find out more about narcolepsy and what causes it.

Snoring and Sleep

Have you been told you snore? Learn why it happens and how you can stop it.

Sleepwalking

Have you ever woken up somewhere not knowing how you got there? You may have walked there in your sleep! Learn more about sleepwalking about how to prevent it.

Sleep Talking

Do you talk in your sleep more than when you're awake? Find out the cause and how to stop.

Sleep Aids and Insomnia

Insomnia can take a toll on all aspects of your life, not just your sleep. The good new is that there are plenty of medical treatment options. Find out more about them and talk to your doctor to see which one might be a good fit.

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and Sleep

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic sensorimotor disorder that is characterized by an overwhelming urge to move the legs when they are at rest. The urge to move the legs is usually, but not always, accompanied by unpleasant sensations. It is less common but possible to have RLS symptoms in the arms, face, torso, and genital region. RLS symptoms occur during inactivity and they are temporarily relieved by movement or pressure.

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