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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.

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.

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.

Melatonin and Sleep

Is melatonin the sleep miracle you have been looking for? Learn more about melatonin and how it can help you sleep.

Dreams and Sleep

In ancient societies, dreams guided political, social and everyday decisions. Early books, including the Bible, are filled with references to divine visions during sleep. On the other hand, Greek philosophers attributed dream content to natural sources, which were precursors of modern theories of dream formation and significance.

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