Difficulty breathing during sleep causing recurrent waking and stress to our bodies with symptoms such as loud snoring, sleepiness and insomnia leading to unhealthy consequences like diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Learn more.
On a December morning in 2013, this Metro-North train headed towards New York City derailed in the Bronx, killing four passengers and injuring 115. The driver was later found to have severe sleep apnea. This wasn’t the first incident involving trains or the last. Learn more.
Most people with sleep apnea don’t know they have it. Diagnosis in a sleep lab through polysomnogram is best but home sleep testing has come a long way. Learn more.
The Challenger space shuttle exploded just seconds into its 1986 launch instantly killing its crew. Investigations showed some managers had slept only 2 hours the night before, likely jeopardizing critical performance that was needed to avert disaster. Learn more.
Is this driver awake or asleep? When you are driving on the road, another driver is approaching in the distance, the answer may surprise you. Learn more.
Is this online health information about sleep available on Wikipedia and other websites true? Learn more.
Did you know that untreated sleep apnea can cause a heart attack or stroke?
Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone!Anthony Burgess
Life is what you make it: If you snooze, you lose; and if you snore, you lose more.Phyllis George
Sleep is the chain that ties health and our bodies together.Griff Niblack
Hark, how hard he fetches breath.William Shakespeare
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.”John Steinbeck
People who snore always fall asleep first.Unknown
I remember one night at Muzdalifa with nothing but the sky overhead I lay awake amid sleeping Muslim brothers and I learned that pilgrims from every land–every color, and class, and rank; high officials and the beggar alike–all snored in the same language.Malcolm X
The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.F. Scott Fitzgerald