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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery

Sleep Disorders

(Jump to: General Information | Melatonin | Organizations | Children and Teens and Sleep | Seniors and Sleep | Women and Sleep | Sleep Disorder Treatment

Specific Disorders: Circadian Rhythm Disorders | Hypersomnia | Insomnia | Narcolepsy | Parasomnias | Periodic Limb Movement Disorder | Restless Leg Syndrome | Sleep Apnea )

National Sleep Foundation (NSF)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA)

General Information
Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep:NINDS
Your Guide to Healthy Sleep:NHLBI
Sleep Disorders: MedlinePlus

Children and Teens and Sleep
Children and Sleep:NSF
Teens and Sleep:NSF
All About Sleep:Nemours Foundation
See also Sleep Apnea in Children

Seniors and Sleep
Sleep and Aging:NIH Senior Health
Sleep Disorders in the Elderly:MedlinePlus

Women and Sleep
Women and Sleep Apnea:NSF

Sleep Disorder Treatment
Sleep Studies:NHLBI
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
See also specific sleep disorders below.

Melatonin and Sleep:NSF
Melatonin:MedlinePlus Supplements

Circadian Rhythm Disorders
Jet Lag and Sleep:NSF
Shift Work:NSF

Hypersomnia (Excessive Sleep)
Kleine-Levin Syndrome:NINDS
Kleine-Levin Syndrome:Stanford School of Medicine, Center for Narcolepsy

General Information
Insomnia:UpToDate Patient Information
Insomnia Treatment
Insomnia Treatments: UpToDate Patient Information
Sleep Aids and Insomnia:NSF
Sedatives:Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs
Valerian:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements

Narcolepsy Fact Sheet:NINDS
Center for Narcolepsy:Stanford School of Medicine

Parasomnias (Disruptive Sleep-Related Disorders)
REM Behavior Disorder:NSF
See also Mental Health and Behavior, Nocturnal Eating Disorders

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep: NSF

Restless Leg Syndrome
General Information
Restless Legs Syndrome:NHLBI
Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet:NINDS
Restless Legs:MedlinePlus
Restless Legs Syndrome Treatment
Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment:Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

Sleep Apnea
General Information
Sleep Apnea:NHLBI
Sleep Apnea in Adults:UpToDate Patient Information
Sleep Apnea:MedlinePlus
See also Ears, Nose and Throat, Snoring
Sleep Apnea in Children
Apnea:Nemours Foundation
Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea: National Sleep Foundation
Sleep Apnea in
Sleep Apnea Treatment
OSA Treatment Options:ASAA
Non-Surgical Treatments
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP):American Academy of Otolaryngology
Oral Mandibular Advancement Devices for Obstructive Sleep Apnea:Columbia University Medical Center
Somnoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea:Columbia University Medical Center
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea:Columbia University Medical Center

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