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Sleep medicine focuses on treating sleep disorders. There are over 80 defined sleep disorders. Common examples include insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and narcolepsy. Sleep deprivation and fatigue, besides negatively impacting the quality of life, also has significant economic implications to the society. Natural treatments may include the use of herbs and herbal supplements, aromatherapy, dietary supplements, acupuncture, cognitive forms of relaxation (such as meditation and yoga), and cognitive-behavioral therapies (such as sleep restriction and stimulus control). (Source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

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