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Sleep: An essential element of success for children
The importance of sleep can be underestimated when juggling schedules filled with activities and tasks. Learn why prioritizing sleep is essential for children, and get tips for better sleep.
5 ways to get better sleep
Restless nights tossing and turning can leave you feeling tired. If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, learn how to observe your sleep patterns and try five ways to improve your sleep.
How to get the most out of napping
While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it’s important to consider the effects napping may bring. Here are tricks to get the most out of your naps.
Mayo Clinic Store offers medical supplies, personalized care
Durable medical equipment helps people recover from injury or manage chronic conditions. Mayo Clinic Store offers personalized expertise that sets it apart from other vendors. Just ask Elna Johnson.
Test your CPAP IQ
Continuous positive airway pressure therapy is a proven treatment for sleep apnea. Take a quiz to get answers to learn more about this therapy, including if it can improve golf scores.
Give your heart some love with sleep
Feeling tired during the day may seem like a minor annoyance. But not getting enough sleep is linked to poor health. New research from Mayo Clinic is a wake-up call on why a healthy sleep schedule matters.
8 common sleep study questions
Fifty million U.S. adults don't get enough sleep. Read 8 Q&A to discover how a sleep study can shed light onto what's happening during the dark of night.
Upper airway stimulation therapy restores couple's restful nights
Jerry Wojtkiewicz woke up many mornings more tired than when he went to bed because of sleep apnea. Now, he's sleeping well and waking refreshed thanks to upper airway stimulation therapy.
Is your child getting enough sleep?
Summertime can significantly change children's sleep habits. As your family prepares for a new school year, consider sleep routines and if your children are getting enough sleep.
How to manage daylight saving time
It’s time to spring forward as daylight saving time begins this weekend. Here are a few tips for managing the transition so you aren’t so groggy. The best part is an afternoon nap is on the list!
Do I have sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea is a serious condition in which you repeatedly stop breathing or have shallow breaths while you sleep. When this happens, you may snore loudly or making choking noises as you try to breathe.
Sleep is the foundation for healthy habits
Sleep provides the foundation for all our daily habits and decisions. A lack of quality sleep can negatively impact our mood as well as our ability to focus on daily tasks. To maximize your sleep health, here are some tips you can follow.