Sleep Related Disorders

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 ...

Sleeping Pills (Tablets) Types, Addiction Risk, Side Effects

Sleeping pills are widely used for the treatment of sleep-related disorders. However, it is not the first approach recommended for treating sleeping problems by many medical authorities. Non-pharmacological intervention, including cognitive behavioral therapy, patient education about sleep hygiene and relaxation >> Read More ...
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