Home > Medical > Sleep Disorders > About sleep About sleep All sections in Sleep » About Sleep » Health Tips » Insomnia » Research » Narcolepsy » Sleep News » Sleep and Diet » Sleep and Travel » Snoring Enjoy a nap, but know the pros and cons The most important health question about napping may be the reason why you're taking that nap in the first place. Deep sleep is essential for good health Tips for improving your sleep habits Here are some suggestions to make sure you get enough quality sleep. Quiz Are you sleep-deprived? » Is your cat affecting your sleep? 10 facts on snoring 7 of the weirdest things you can do in your sleep Sleep walking is one thing, but did you know you can also eat in your sleep? We found seven of the weirdest things that can happen while you are sleeping. SEE: Why you need to sleep and other facts Have you ever wondered why you need to sleep, or been concerned that you might be sleep deprived? This infographic answers a number of sleep-related questions. Here's why you should be napping more These reasons will make you want to drop everything and take a nap. Less sleep leads to less sex in postmenopausal women Investigators found that getting less than the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep a night was associated with less sexual activity and sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women. How lack of sleep affects your body Sleep deprivation is a common problem that can lead to a number of chronic health conditions. Here's why you want to take a nap after lunch Do you want to lie down after lunch, even if it's just for 10 minutes? We look at how our circadian rhythms influence our desire to sleep. Sleep paralysis is frightening but not dangerous If you wake up during REM sleep, you may hallucinate but won't be able to move, which can be terrifying. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Advertorial: Sleep and the immune system Advertorial: How to fall asleep faster ADVERTORIAL: Deep sleep is essential for good health ADVERTORIAL: Germs - How often should I wash my bedding?