Sleep Related Disorders

5 Signs of Insomnia (Sleep Problems)

About 1 in 3 American adults have experienced sleep-related problems iin the past year and about 10% of the U.S. population have chronic or severe insomnia. It often remains untreated for long periods of time and insomnia can be serious. Insomnia can impact on work functions, daily chores, child rearing and even >> Read More ...

How To Stay Awake Tips for Day and Night

Sleep is a natural process that is necessary for the body to function at its optimum. However, at times it can be an inconvenience and a person may feel sleepy but needs to stay awake for various reasons. There are various short term solutions but it is important to bear in mind that this does not negate the need for >> Read More ...

Sleep Apnea (Obstructive, Central, Complex) Information

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing ceases and restarts repeatedly during sleep. Apnea is where breathing stops temporarily. Sometimes in sleep apnea the air inflow is severely decreased but does not stop altogether and this is known as sleep hypopnea. There are three types of sleep apnea >> Read More ...

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

We all sometimes feel sleepy during the day especially in the late afternoon as we wind up a tiring day at work. Even intense boredom can cause sleepiness as does long hours of studying. These episodes of daytime sleepiness are not common and not abnormal. It happens every now and then and is usually a result of the >> Read More ...

Sleep Headaches (Waking Up with Head Pain) Causes and Remedies

As with most symptoms, head pain or headaches are prone to changes that may be related to different times of the day. It is not always the time fthat is a factor as much as the activities that occur during or just before these periods when a headache may worsen. One of the commonly reported modalities in this regard is a >> Read More ...
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