High-side estimates are that 24 million people may be affected by Restless Legs Syndrome
Perhaps everything you ever wanted to know about sleep - what sleep is and what it does for you, sleep's role in learning and memory; sleep disruptions and disorders. Find out about adenosine. Links to help you find a sleep center and sleep medicine specialist. Pub. 2006 by the US National Heart Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI); 60 pages
Sleep apnea symptoms, tests, treatment and more
Sleep is vital to your health. Find out more about insomnia, circadian rhythm, melatonin, sleepwalking, narcolepsy and more
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Physicians (MDs and DOs) and PhDs who are certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) have passed the exam, and displayed a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. As of August 2009, there were about 135 Certified Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialists listed
List of Primary Stroke Centers, Stroke Rehab, and other disease-specific care certified organizations in the US. Most are hospitals. Other certified programs include orthopedic joint replacement (hip, knee), COPD (most listed under A for Advanced COPD), sickle cell services, burn center, bariatric surgery, high-risk OB; bone marrow, heart, liver transplants; cancer (including breast, lung, pancreatic, prostate); diabetes; AAA, Alzheimer's, sleep program, wound care, spine treatment program, migraines, Parkinsons disease, ESRD, palliative care, epilepsy, congestive heart failure, heart failure, AMI, pneumonia and more. Long list, may be hard to use because health condition certifications are listed under multiple titles such as "Advanced"
Sleepcenters.org helps you find a Sleep Center anywhere in the country; some may be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)