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 >>
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.
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.