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Sleep Disorders

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which you have pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. Learn about treatment plans that can improve your sleeping patterns, health, and quality of life.

Review Date: February 17, 2011

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

Interactive Sleep Quiz

Forty million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. Take this 10-question sleep quiz to find out more about the myths and realities of sleep.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

National Center on Sleep Disorders Research - NCSDR
NHLBI Health Information Center

Find a Sleep Center

If you are having trouble sleeping or are feeling sleepy much of the time, you may have a sleep disorder. This page lists by state, sleep centers or labs accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Review Date: April 30, 2012

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring is an indication of obstructed breathing. Learn about common causes of snoring, sleep apnea, treatment, and help for the light snorer.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery