Excessive sleepiness

New Guidelines on Sleep Apnea

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has released new clinical practice guidelines on sleep apnea, sleepiness, and driving risk on non-commercial drivers. Published in the June, 2013 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the new guidelines, are an update of a 1994 ATS statement on sleep apnea. It is estimated that up to 20 […]

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New NSF Resource Center on Excessive Sleepiness: A Useful Tool in the Quest to Improve Sleep Health

On January 8th the National Sleep Foundation launched a new resource center on its website that focuses on excessive sleepiness (ES), one of the cardinal symptoms indicative of an underlying sleep-wake disorder. Excessive sleepiness is a common complaint of the more than 70 million Americans who have unhealthy sleep, which has significant psychologic, physiologic, safety, […]

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