Sleep Disorder: Sleep Problems, News, Tips, Expert Advice

What Happens When You Get Addicted to Sleeping Pills?
Jan24

What Happens When You Get Addicted to Sleeping Pills?

Getting quality sleep is essential for overall health and wellbeing. However, sometimes we aren’t able to get enough sleep due to various factors. When sleepless nights continue for quite some time we turn to doctors hoping to get prescription for sleeping pills. However, in some cases things can get out of hand and person becomes addicted to those pills. What happens when you’re addicted to sleeping pills? Is it possible...

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Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health
Dec02

Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health

Most of the processes that occur in the mind and body follow natural rhythms. Those with a cycle length of about one day are called circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms have an effect on all of the following: Body Temperature Sleep and wakefulness Various hormonal changes According to UCLA Health, circadian rhythms are regulated by small nuclei in the middle of the brain. They are called suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN). Nuclei act as...

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What to Do If You Suffer from Middle of The Night Insomnia?
Nov26

What to Do If You Suffer from Middle of The Night Insomnia?

Accordingly insomnia is a persistent disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or both, despite the opportunity for adequate sleep. With insomnia, you usually awaken feeling unrefreshed, which takes a toll on your ability to function during the day. Insomnia can sap not only your energy level and mood but also your health, work performance and quality of life. How much sleep is enough varies from person to...

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Study Reveals Lack of Sleep May Harm Your Kidneys
Nov24

Study Reveals Lack of Sleep May Harm Your Kidneys

Recent studies released indicate that lack of sleep may be a gateway to kidney disease especially in women. It is stated that researchers from Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital evaluated the sleep habits of thousands of women and found that too little sleep was tied to a more rapid decline in kidney function. Accordingly, women who slept five hours or less per night had a sixty five percent greater risk of rapid...

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Narcolepsy: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body and Brain
Sep02

Narcolepsy: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body and Brain

It is stated that in addition to insomnia, the most common sleep disorders are sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome (RLS) and narcolepsy. Here we will discuss these and maybe a few others that may be affecting your health in ways you may have never imagined. There are more than 200 sleep disorders centers that exist in the United States, though experts estimate that 95 percent of those suffering from sleep disorders go undiagnosed, all...

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10 Dependable Solutions for Alleviating Your Snoring Troubles
Aug19

10 Dependable Solutions for Alleviating Your Snoring Troubles

Snoring is one of those habits which can complicate your relationships. Do you snore loudly? Or are you unable to sleep because of your partner’s flapping nose all night long? Well worries aside here are a list of ten solutions which may help you to stop snoring and sleep well. 1. The Anti-Snore Vowel Exercise Exercises often solve majority of health-related issues and snoring isn’t an exception to it. Initially a person...

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15 Things You Should Keep Out of Your Routine to Get Better Sleep
Aug11

15 Things You Should Keep Out of Your Routine to Get Better Sleep

We love sleep. We need sleep. You would think between the biological need and the emotional rest we get from sleep, we would prioritize it more. Instead, we find countless ways to sabotage our nighttime slumber. Are you constantly tired? Fear that your sleep isn’t as restful as it could be? To ensure a better night’s rest, start keeping these 15 sleep saboteurs out of your bedroom (or bedtime routine): 1. Smoking That...

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Can “Talk Therapy” Help You Sleep?
Jun23

Can “Talk Therapy” Help You Sleep?

Insomnia can negatively affect all aspects of our life. However, finding a perfect solution for this sleep disorder is a complicated task. You cannot rely on sleeping pills only, and the less sleep you get, the more frustrated you are. According to the most recent review of researches you can talk away your insomnia. The Review Dr. James Trauer, a sleep physician with the Melbourne Sleep Disorders in Australia and David Cunnington, a...

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Take a Closer Look at Your Heart and Sleep Apnea
May19

Take a Closer Look at Your Heart and Sleep Apnea

It is a common misconception to view sleep apnea as a disease of obese men that leaves them sleepy. In fact, sleep apnea is a pervasive disorder that results in the dysfunction of many organ systems in our body. This association appears to be plainly obvious when it comes to heart disease. The relationship between sleep apnea and heart disease has become better understood in recent years. We know that over 50% of individuals who have...

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Understand the Mechanism Behind Sleep Inertia
Apr22

Understand the Mechanism Behind Sleep Inertia

Sleep inertia was first recognized during the 1950s when American fighter pilots were allowed to sleep in their cockpits just before taking off. When the commanding officers realized that their performance was impaired, this practice was quickly terminated. Since then we have come a long way in understanding sleep inertia, the length of time from conscious awareness (awakening), to full cognitive functioning. It is particularly severe...

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