Like all effective sleep remedies, these new technologies must work to get beneath the symptoms of poor, insufficient sleep to help people address the root causes of their sleep problems, and make concrete, meaningful changes to their sleep-related behaviors.
Dr. Carl Bazil has suggestions on how to treat sleep apnea, a condition that interferes with breathing during slumber. TODAY also looks at the sleep habits of some Ohio firefighters and how apnea affects them on the job.
Many apps offer sleep tracking, and some have "smart alarms" that aim to wake you up gently, when you're sleeping lightly. We tried out some of the top sleep apps, and here are our picks for the best of the bunch.
Millions of women may likely be sleep-deprived. It's already a known fact that women are more predisposed to insomnia. Now a new study presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of The North American Menopause Society earlier this month suggests that perimenopausal women have an even greater risk for developing insomnia. Considering that perimenopause will affect roughly 500 million women within the next decade, that's a lot of tired women.
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