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Sleepdex - Resources for Better Sleep

 

Sleepdex

About this website

Sleep is healthy

Definition of sleep

Resources about sleep

News about sleep

The future of sleep research

Books

Glossary of sleep terms

Maybe myths about sleep

Sleep disorder resources

Sleep Duration Varies, Depending on Lifestyle and Gender

Scientific journal articles about sleep

How much sleep does a person need

Benefits of sleep

Dangers of Sleep Disorders

 

Alcohol and sleep

Sleep cardiac arrhtymias

Health and Sleep

Sleep and human growth hormone

Exercise

Exercise before bed

Fun

Beauty sleep

The smart sleeper

Siestas

The Caffeine Nap

About naps

Appetitive naps

Economics of sleep

Is extra sleep an indulgence? Recreational sleep

Home monitoring devices

Recipe for sleep

White noise

Tribal and primitive sleep

Tips for Healthy, Refreshing Sleep

Body Weight and Sleep

Master Sleeper

Waking

Hacking Sleep

Mysteries of sleep

Pain and Sleep

 

Stimulus Control for Insomnia

Circadian

How living organisms figure out time

Circadian cycles and sleep

Circadian cycles and the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN)

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

The Importance of Light

Sleep clinics

Prevention of insomnia

Sleep debt

Sleep deficit

More on sleep deficits

Insufficient Sleep

Myths and legands about sleep

Etiology of Insomnia

Primary insomnia

Insomnia as a disorder

Prevalence of insomnia

Sources of Disrupted Sleep

Chronic insomnia

Hypnograms

Realistic sleep

Reliable sleep

It's Fundamental

Sleep Debt Not Synonymous with Sleepiness

Groups

Sleep and the pregnant woman

Sleep and menopause

Adolescent sleep issues

Children and insomnia

Children's sleep problems

Getting Kids to Bed

Sleep and athletes

Sleep problems in seniors

More on sleep problems in seniors

Shiftwork and Sleep Problems

Workaholism and sleep problems


Other Diseases

Diseases and Sleep

Sleep disorders and diabetes

Prescription Drugs and Sleep Quality

Pain and Sleep

Headaches

The immune system and sleep

Dementia and Sleep Disorders

Rebooting the Brain? A New Discovery about Brain Physiology and Sleep

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Sleep

Mental Illness and Insomnia

Depression and Sleep Disorders

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Oddities

Foods that help with insomnia

Sleep inertia

Sleep and appetite

Sleep and fasting

The Evolution of Sleep

Microsleep

Organizations Related to Sleep

Misconceptions about sleep

Hypnopaedia – sleep learning

Learning and Sleep

Chemical theory of sleep

Brainwashing and Torture

Myoclonus

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Measuring sleepiness

Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders

The Stress of Disorders

Parasomnias

Parasomnia

Nocturnal leg Cramps

Night terrors

Hynogogia

Hallucinations

Sleep-Onset Association Disorder

Sleep paralysis

Nocturnal Eating Syndrome

Familial Advanced Sleep-Phase Syndrome

Delayed sleep-phase syndrome

REM Behavioral Disorder

Irregular Sleep Wake Rhythm Disorder

Advanced Sleep-Phase Syndrome

Free Running Sleep Disorder

Other types of parasomnia

Dyssomnias

Dyssomnias

Insomnia

Pathogenesis of insomnia

Other types of insomnia

Sleep apnea

Epidemiology of Apnea

Anesthesia and coma, and how they differ from sleep

Narcolepsy

Bruxism

Fragmented Sleep

Snoring

Hypersomnia

Rhythmic movement disorder

Restless legs syndrome

Other Dyssomnias

Kleine-Levin Syndrome

Jet lag

The Sleep Environment

Quick Fixes for Insomnia

Roadmap for Insomniacs

Sleep hygeiene


 

Sleepwalking

Somniloquy

Sleep and your weight

Mathematical Models of Sleep

Energy Use Durig Sleep

Sleep Debt and Weight Gain

Sleep Histories

Sleep Diaries

 

Sleep Manners

 

Physiology and Biology

Stages of Sleep

The body's thermoregulation during sleep

Light sleep

Deep sleep

Sound sleep vs deep sleep

Chronotypes

The short sleeper

Short Sleeping and Mortality Risk

Melanopsin

Antioxidants

Cytokines and Immune Response

Consolidation of Memory in Sleep

Memory Formation in Sleep

Creativity and Sleep

Stress

Orexins

Two-process model of sleep

Neurotransmitters

Chart of neurological receptors and drugs that act on them

REM Sleep

Theories of REM

The flip-flop switch and sleep onset

Fetal sleep

Genetic basis for insomnia

Sleep patterns

Catch-up sleep

Polyphasic sleep

Biphasic sleep

Yin and Yang of Sleep and Waking

Vigilance

Adrenoactigcorticotropic Hormone

The brain's energy use during sleep

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of sleep disorders

Classification of sleep disorders

Quantifying sleepiness

Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index

Insomnia Impact Scale

Stanford Sleepiness Scale

Fatigue Severity Scale

Epworth Sleep scale

Actigraphy

Mortality and Sleep Duration

Maintenance of Wakefullness Test

Multiple Sleep Latency Test

Polysomnograms

Polysomnography

Biomarkers for Sleep and Sleep Disorders

EEGs

Inheritance and Insomnia

How to talk to your doctor

What if you think you have a disorder

Education about sleep

Non-drug therapies

Non-pharmaceutical treatments for insomnia

Sleep restriction therapy

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Machines

Cognitive behavioral therapy for sleep disorders

Alternative sleep aids

Hypnosis

Melatonin

Melatonin in your wine

Doubts about Melatonin

Emerging drugs for insomnia

SNS Drugs

Phototherapy - Light Therapy

Valerian for Insomnia

Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving an underrated hazard

Prevention and Countermeasures for Drowsy Driving

Tips for avoiding drowsy driving

Countermeasures for Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving references

Take responsibity for drowsy driving

Signs of drowsy driving

Regulations for Drivers

Spanish

Sleepdex in Spanish

insomnio

insomnio rebote

Patrones de Sueño

Por Qué Dormimos

Etapas del Sueño

Higiene del Sueño

Peso Corporal y Sueño

privación de sueño

El insomnio durante el embarazo

Las Mujeres y el Insomnio

Sueño y belleza: La ciencia

Dolor y sueño

Remedios rápidos para el insomnio

Higiene del sueño

Medicines

Sleep aid medications

Taking sleep medications

Sleep medication Lunesta

Ropinirole

Tasimelteon

Pharmacokinetics of Insomnia Medication

Antipsychotics for Insomnia

History of insomnia medications

Antihistimines

Barbituates

Benzodiazapines

Sleep medicine for seniors

Pramipexole for Restless Leg Syndrome

Gabapentin for Restless Leg Syndrome

Zaleplon for Insomnia

Z-drug Zombies

Chloral hydrate

Insomnia medications

Gaboxadol

Z-drug sleeping aids

Ramelteon insomnia medicine

Zolipdem

Sodium Oxybate

Orexin Antagnoists for Insomnia

Disposal of Sleeping Pills

Tiagabine

Skepticism about drugs

Melatonin Agonists

Narcotics

Sleeping better with stimulants

Overuse Concerns

Do insomnia drugs work?

Bedding

Bedbugs

Bedding

Mattresses

Mattress sizes

Debunking claims about mattresses.

Those sleep number beds

Sleeping on the Floor

Sleepwear

 

Background

 

Costs of Insomnia

Questions and Answers part 1

Q and A part 2

Sleepdex Manifesto

Mission Statement

 

 

 

Sleep Disorders

 

Parsomnias

 

Dyssomnias

 

Circadian Rhythm Disorders

 

Specific Groups

 

Women and Sleep Disorders

Insomnia in old people

Sleep and alcohol

Drinking beverages with caffeine or alcohol

Realistic Sleep

 

Prevalence of Insomnia

Hypnogogia

Debunking mattress hype

Orexin Antagonists in the Spotlight

 

 

"O Sleep, rest of all things, mildest of the gods, balm of the soul..."

(Iris to Hypnos. Ovid, Metamorphoses)