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Restless Legs Syndrome (MedlinePlus)

High-side estimates are that 24 million people may be affected by Restless Legs Syndrome

Sleep - Your Guide to Healthy Sleep (pdf)

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 and melatonin. Links to help you find a sleep center and sleep medicine specialist. Updated 2011 by the US National Heart Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI); 72 pages

Sleep Apnea (MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia)

Sleep apnea symptoms, tests, treatment and more

Sleep Problems (MedlinePlus)

Sleep is vital to your health. Find out more about insomnia, circadian rhythm, melatonin, sleepwalking, narcolepsy and more

Other Helpful Listings

Find a Sleep Medicine Specialist (PhD or MD)

Physicians (MDs and DOs) and PhDs who are certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) have passed the exam, and displayed a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. This site lists diplomates by name, but no search function by city

Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care - Certified Hospitals

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"

Sleep Centers (all states)

Find an accredited Sleep Center that is also a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). SleepEducation.org

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