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Sleep Disorders

Learn about sleep disorders in children and adults -- and how Duke sleep specialists use innovative strategies and treatments to help. 

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New Sleep Apnea Treatment Offers CPAP Alternative
New Sleep Apnea Treatment Offers CPAP Alternative

People with obstructive sleep apnea who haven’t found relief may benefit from a new pacemaker-like device that keeps the airway open during sleep. When other op ...

Five Sleep Strategies That Work
Five Sleep Strategies That Work

Are you having trouble sleeping? Here, Melissa Fike, FNP-C, a family medicine provider with Duke Primary Care Morrisville, offers sleep strategies that will hav ...

Sleep Solutions for Kids of All Ages
Sleep Solutions for Kids of All Ages

Dozens of methods claim to be THE way to help your child sleep through the night, but which is right for your and your child?

When Kids and Teens Don’t Sleep
When Kids and Teens Don’t Sleep

We spend one-third of our lives sleeping to help us be alert and active during the other two-thirds. People who sleep less may be suffering a range of issues, a ...

Does Your Child Snore?
Does Your Child Snore?

If your toddler snores, don’t ignore it. Loud, constant snoring in two to three-year olds may be connected to behavioral problems, according to a study publishe ...

Sleep Terrors and Sleep Walking
Sleep Terrors and Sleep Walking

Children with sleep problems cause many parents to ask their pediatrician, “What should I do when my child screams out at night?” Fortunately most of these phen ...

How Much is Enough
How Much is Enough

Eight glasses of water a day. Eight hours of sleep a night. We’ve all heard the advice about how much water, exercise, and sleep we need to stay healthy. There ...

A Vicious Cycle: Insomnia, Anxiety, and Depression
A Vicious Cycle: Insomnia, Anxiety, and Depression

Heed this condition — it could lead to early detection of mental disorders and other illnesses.