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Sleep & Fatigue

Getting enough sleep is critical to staying healthy. It keeps our immune system strong, staves off anxiety and depression, and even lessens pain in those with pain syndromes. Yet, there’s a lot we do that sabotages our sleep.

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Insomnia is when it takes a long time to fall asleep, or you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t fall back asleep. It can lead to other issues in your life, but there are ways to try to get a better night’s sleep.
Obstructive sleep apnea is when you briefly stop breathing while sleeping. You probably don’t know you’re doing it but it can make you feel very tired during the day. Learn the symptoms and effective treatments.
There are many reasons you're feeling tired all day. Maybe you're not going to sleep too late, or you have insomnia. Or it may be a hormonal or mental health issue. It's important to find the cause and try to treat it.
Chronic fatigue syndrome causes extreme fatigue that persists for more than six months, doesn't improve with rest, and you can feel more tired after physical, cognitive, or emotional exertion.
A fibromyalgia flare can make it hard to get through the day and can last as long as a few weeks. Here are the most common triggers and how to avoid them.
Fibromyalgia causes chronic pain throughout the body in addition to muscle pain, tenderness, and joint stiffness. Fortunately, new treatment strategies are helping patients better cope with fibromyalgia.

Why You're Tired: 18 Reasons for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Why do you feel so tired and sleepy? A comprehensive guide to causes of excessive daytime sleepiness
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Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Idiopathic hypersomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person is excessively sleepy during the day and has great difficulty being awakened from sleep. Read on main symptoms, causes and treatment options.
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