COVID-19 UPDATE: Sleep Health MD is now back to seeing patients in person for consultations and follow-up appointments, in addition to virtual tele-medicine visits. Both Home and In-Lab testing are still available for all patients.

Mysteries of Sleep

From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend nearly a third of our lives in such a defenseless state? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be, playing a role in everything from memory retention and emotional regulation to removing waste from our brains. So why are we getting so little of it? Check out this special episode of PBS's Nova program, which aired on 2/26/20: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/mysteries-of-sleep/

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A Patient's Guide to Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders fall into these seven groups: Insomnia; Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (apnea); Insomnia; Narcolepsy; Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders; Parasomnias; Restless Legs Syndrome.