CategorySleep Disorders

Sleepwalking Treatments and Prevention

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Sleepwalking occurs when the motor cortex of an individual stays active while they are dreaming. This means that they do not have the normal sleep paralysis that prevents them from acting out their dreams and thereby means that they end up getting up and walking around, talking in their sleep, raiding the fridge and performing a range of other acts. This can be unsettling and disruptive for both...

The High Cost of Insomnia

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Many articles have been written about the effects of insomnia on individual health. Studies of those suffering from insomnia have indicated that chronic sleeplessness can lead to sharply increased mortality rates and a weakening of the immune system that leaves sufferers more prone to contracting conditions such as hypertension and psychological disorders. But two studies indicate that the cost...

Lack of Sleep Doesn’t Just Make You Tired… It Can Make You Sick

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Are you getting enough sleep? If so, that makes you almost unusual. Reporting on the results of a recent survey of 74,571 adults, the Centers for Disease Control reported that 50 to 70 million adults suffer from sleep disorders, so many that sleep problems are considered the number one health problem in America. 35.3% of the people surveyed said that they regularly get less than seven hours of...

The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Sleep

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There are many dangers associated with not getting enough sleep for both children and adults. When the body and the brain can not rest appropriately, it can be extremely difficult for natural function to occur. While many people have individual sleep patterns and schedules that work well for them, it is highly recommended that adults get a good 8 hours of sleep and that children receive closer to...

How to Stop Throat Snoring

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There are several different causes for snoring and in some cases it can be caused by a blocked nose or other sinus difficulty. However in the majority of cases snoring will come from the throat and this can result in the kind of loud trumpet-like snoring that can wake up your entire household. At the same time though snoring is also a problem for you as it can be a sign of apnea meaning that you...

How to Deal With a Sleepwalker

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Sleepwalking can be caused by many things and occurs in children most often. There are many factors which may contribute to a more pronounce instance of sleepwalking in people who are prone to the disorder. Things like becoming overtired or stressed can lead to a heightened occurrence of sleepwalking. In addition, there are certain medications which may promote an episode of sleepwalking in...

Simple Cures for Snoring

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Snoring is a condition that is no one’s fault. If you snore, then by definition you will be doing it unconsciously, and likely it is just as annoying for you as it is for everyone else. However, that said, it doesn’t stop it from being one of the most frustrating conditions for other people to endure, and this can be so bad that it leads to partners and even married couples sleeping...

Lack of Sleep Side Effects

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A perfect good night sleep of about eight hours is essential to have a healthy body. But due to increased number of work hours to meet the work related goals, the number of sleep hours is reduced drastically. Most people are aware of the fact that lack of sleep is the major cause for a great number of illnesses. This article presents an overview of side effects that arises as a result of lack of...

How to Cure Snoring and Snorting

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Snoring and snorting are often the common problems which anyone can have while asleep. These are usually caused by blockage in the air passage in the throat. This condition poses a problem to the health of a person if left untreated. Most medical practitioners have come up with different methods to prevent and cure these sleep problems. • One of the highly recommended ways is to lose weight by...

Night Eating Syndrome and Sleep Walking

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You woke up one morning, and you found that there were wrappers of candy bar all over your kitchen. Incidentally, your stomach aches and you see that you had chocolate smudges all over your hands and face. Your parents or your husband tells you that you are up all night long eating, but surprisingly, you don’t recall that you did so. Your parents or your husband seemed serious telling you...

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