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Jet Lag Remedies

Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Basically, jet lag is when your internal clock goes haywire and throws your body off balance. It’s a disruption that can affect how and when you sleep, how and when you eat, and when to be mentally alert. The scientific name of Jet Lag is Circadian Dischronism:        ·        Circadian meaning is something occurring in approximately 24 […]

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Jet Lag Syndrome

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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What is it? Jet lag is also called desynchronosis. It is a short-term disorder that causes, insomnia, fatigue and other symptoms as a result of travel by plane across time zones. Symptoms of jet lag. Besides insomnia and fatigue a jet lag victims may experience constipation, anxiety, diarrhea, dehydration, headache, confusion, irritability, nausea, coordination problems, […]

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Sleep Paralysis Disorder

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Definition of Sleep paralysis Sleep Paralysis is a horrifying form of paralysis that happens when a person suddenly finds him/her self being unable to move for a short period of time, a few minutes or so, mostly when falling asleep or awakening. Sleep Paralysis is still grey area among sleep researches, however, several symptoms of […]

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Insomnia Part II

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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Patterns of insomnia Insomnia pattern is commonly associated with the science of etiology. Insomnia starts with a difficulty falling asleep at the beginning of the night. It is usually associated with anxiety disorders.   Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia This type of insomnia can be described by the difficulty of coming back to sleep after being awaken in the […]

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Circadian Rhythms

Monday, May 11, 2009

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Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Terminology Circadian – Latin for “around a day” Circadian rhythms – regular changes in mental and physical patterns occurring in the course of a day SCN, or suprachiasmatic nucleus – internal “time clock” Hypothalamus – a portion of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei of functions Retina – […]

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