sleep disorders

Sleep

We're Taking the First Steps Toward a Cure for Narcolepsy

While there are drugs that can help manage the worst of the symptoms, none come close to repairing the underlying brain damage.
Henry Nichols
10.23.17
oh good

Trump Nixes Plan to Weed Out Sleepy Train Engineers and Truck Drivers

Not screening for sleep apnea will put lives at risk.
Ed Cara
8.10.17
anxiety

This Podcast of Rambling Stories Is Designed to Bore You to Sleep

’Sleep with Me’ is a popular podcast that lulls you to sleep through its meandering tales.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.16.16
Stuff

Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?

The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?
Daniel Oberhaus
11.30.16
Health

I Tried to Cure My Insomnia by Listening to My Own Voice in My Sleep

Every night, I listened to a recording of my own voice repeating: "I will sleep so deeply tonight; I will have a restful night and wake up feeling awake and alert."
Harriet Alida Lye
5.25.16
All in Your Head

When People Kill in Their Sleep

Some bad dreams can turn deadly.
Geraldine Cremin
10.28.15
Stuff

How I Learned to Live with Sleep Paralysis and the Terror That Comes with It

My condition means I have to live with numb limbs, silent screams, and demons that sit on my chest.
Geoffrey, as told to Mathieu Portogallo
7.23.15
Stuff

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Is Keeping Me Awake at Night

The sound of my sister's screams wakes me up at night, but my sister isn't there.
Michael Segalov
7.21.15
mental health

In the Style of Demons: Sleep Paralysis Is the Worst Trip Ever

I used to wake up dead on a pretty regular basis.
Michael Byrne
6.21.15
Stuff

An Interview with a Guy Who Can't Sleep Because He Is Afraid of Dying

It sounds funny but it's awful.
Blanca Talavera
7.25.14
Stuff

Sexsomnia Is a Bedtime Boner-Kill

Sexomniacs fuck or dry-hump people in their sleep and have no memory of it when they wake up. Think that sounds cool? Well, perverts, it’s not.
Wendy Syfret
5.6.13
Music

My Head Exploded and Now I Understand Noise Music

Exploding Head Syndrome doesn't have the volume of, say, a My Bloody Valentine show, which is noise you experience as vibrations traveling through the air and hitting your eardrum—this is sound as an internal, hallucinatory specter that bypasses the...
Jeremy D. Larson
9.26.12