Obstructive sleep apnea puts an enormous strain on your heart by repeatedly causing oxygen levels to drop and blood pressure to surge as you sleep. Untreated, severe sleep apnea increases your risk of developing heart problems, and it more than doubles your risk of dying from heart disease. MORE>>
Like many teens, you may go through each day feeling like your batteries are running low. You need a long-lasting power boost to look, feel and perform your best. What you need is sleep. MORE>>
These Sleep Recharges You campaign resources will equip high school teachers, school nurses, counselors and coaches to raise awareness among teens about the importance of healthy sleep. MORE>>
Adults should sleep 7 or more hours per night on a regular basis to promote optimal health. Getting less than 7 hours of nightly sleep increases your risk of several adverse health outcomes. MORE>>
Drowsy driving is common on U.S. roads and represents a pervasive threat to public health and transportation safety. The Healthy Sleep Project encourages every driver to take responsibility for staying “Awake at the Wheel.” MORE>>
Snoring is a warning sign for obstructive sleep apnea. OSA afflicts at least 25 million American adults. Pledge now to Stop the Snore and talk to a doctor about sleep apnea. Share the pledge on social media with #StoptheSnore. Pledge to Stop Snoring >>
Ronquidos fuertes y frecuente es un síntoma común de la apnea del sueño. Hable con un médico acerca de su riesgo de apnea del sueño. Prometa Dejar de Roncar >>
Healthy sleep promotes physical health and mental well-being. It also boosts performance and reduces safety risks. “Sleep Well, Be Well”: It’s the motto for a healthier lifestyle. MORE>>
Download and share these infographics online and on social media, or print and distribute them to raise awareness about the importance of healthy sleep. MORE>>
Along with nutrition and exercise, sleep is one of the three pillars of a healthy lifestyle. Healthy sleep improves your health and quality of life in a variety of ways.
Health care professionals can help improve public health and safety by promoting healthy sleep and screening for sleep disorders.
The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project was established by a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to promote improved sleep health in the U.S.