In-depth

Anorexia nervosa

Find out what's behind this life-threatening eating disorder and how to treat it.

Better sleep

Can't remember the last time you felt well rested? Then check out these self-help tips for getting a good night's sleep.

Biofeedback

Biofeedback is a technique in which you use your mind to control your body, possibly helping with relaxation and a variety of health conditions.

Coffee after dinner? Make it decaf

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare cause of dementia that progresses rapidly once symptoms develop.

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Insomnia treatment: CBT

Treat your long-standing insomnia without pills or side effects. Sound too good to be true? It's not, but it requires time and effort.

Jet lag disorder

Flying across multiple time zones disrupts your natural body rhythms, leading to sleep problems and other symptoms. Learn how to put jet lag to rest.

Light therapy

Light therapy can improve symptoms related to seasonal affective disorder and several other conditions. Here's why and how it's used.

Napping do's and don'ts

Do naps tend to make you feel groggy, rather than refreshed? Find out what you might be doing wrong.

Nicotine dependence

Breaking your addiction to nicotine is difficult and takes commitment, support and time. But doing so can make a huge difference in your overall health.

OTC sleep aids

Pinworm infection

Pinworms are intestinal parasites common in children and easily spread within families. Effective treatments include medications and good hygiene.

Porphyria

Porphyria is a group of inherited disorders that result from buildup of natural chemicals call porphyrins, which can cause nervous system and skin problems.

Post-concussion syndrome

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression can interfere with your ability to care for your baby and handle other daily tasks. Prompt treatment can help.

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Prescription and OTC sleeping pills

Can't sleep? Sleeping pills might be the answer. But first talk with your doctor about the potential risks and benefits.

Prescription sleeping pills

Rabies

Rabies is a serious infection that usually spreads through the bite of an animal infected with the virus.

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea causes people to repeatedly stop breathing during their sleep. Common signs of this sleep disorder include loud snores punctuated by periods of silence.

Sleep apnea, central

Central sleep apnea is an uncommon condition that occurs when your brain has problems controlling your breathing during sleep.

Sleep apnea, obstructive

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea — a condition that causes you to repeatedly stop breathing while you sleep.

Sleep tips

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.

Teen depression

All teens feel down from time to time. But if negative feelings persist or start to interfere with daily life, it might be depression.

Tension headache

A tension headache is the most common form of headache. A number of treatments are available to help you deal with the pain.

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