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What are Different Types of Insomnia?

There are multiple ways to describe insomnia:

Acute insomnia

A brief episode of difficulty sleeping. Acute insomnia is usually caused by a life event, such as a stressful change in a person's job, receiving bad news, or travel. Often acute insomnia resolves without any treatment.

Animals' Sleep: Is There a Human Connection?

Giraffes can go without sleep for weeks, while brown bats sleep for nearly the entire day. The golden dormouse carefully balances itself on the branch of a tree to sleep, and any quiver of the twig wakes it up immediately.

Myths - and Facts - About Sleep

Do you know everything sleep? Chances are, you've been getting misinformation. Check out this list of myths and facts to see how much you really know!

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Ever wonder how much sleep you really need? We have done extensive research on this topic, find it all out on National Sleep Foundation website.

ABCs of ZZZZs -- When you Can't Sleep

Does it often take you more than 30 minutes to fall asleep at night? Or do you wake up frequently during the night — or too early in the morning — and have a hard time going back to sleep? When you awaken, do you feel groggy and lethargic? Do you feel drowsy during the day particularly during monotonous situations?

What Happens When You Sleep?

You know when you are asleep, right? Have you ever wondered exactly what is happening? Now you can learn more about what happens while you're sleeping!

The Sleep Environment

Want more information on the ideal sleep environment? Don't miss our Sensible Bedroom website and Official NSF Sleep Products.

Let Sleep Work for You

It's a basic necessity of life, as important to our health and well-being as air, food and water. When we sleep well, we wake up feeling refreshed, alert and ready to face daily challenges. When we don't, every part of our lives can suffer. Our jobs, relationships, productivity, health and safety (and that of those around us) are all put at risk. And lack of sleep due to sleep loss or sleep disorders is taking a serious toll.

Sleep Studies

Do you think you may have a sleep disorder? You may need to participate in a sleep study to find out. Learn more about sleep studies and what to expect.

Sleep Drive and Your Body Clock

Have you ever wondered why you start to feel tired around the same time everyday? It has everything to do with your body clock! Learn more about your body clock and how you can make it work for you.

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