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Arousal Sleep Disorder Part II

Sunday, July 12, 2009

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What causes confusional arousal? Potential causes for this the confusional arousal disorders are shown below: Alcohol consumption Sleep deprivation Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) Psychotropic medication use Drug abuse Forceful awakening Do I have it? Did anyone ever told you that you acted in strange or confused way when they wake […]

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Arousal Sleep Disorders Part I

Saturday, July 11, 2009

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From  the post Parasomnias Disorders: Parasomnia is an episode that happens during sleep. Parasomnia could be induced or resulting from sleep, such as: sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terror, and nightmares Parasomnias are disorders that infiltrate into the sleep process and create disruptions into sleep-related actions. Parasomnias usually associated with REM sleep. The parasomnias are divided […]

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Restless Legs Syndrome

Saturday, June 27, 2009

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Have you ever experienced breaking your sleep and become forcefully awaken as you kick out with your feet? If so, you have experienced Restless Leg Syndrome, or (RLS, Wittmaack-Ekbom’s syndrome). Originally described in 17th century medical publications, Restless Legs Syndrome was bothering people ever since! What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome is a […]

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Sleep Quiz

Saturday, June 6, 2009

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Now it is the time to test your knowledge about sleep and sleep disorders, though it is not final test, so please do not be discouraged with your results:       Instructions: First answer the question and then click on either “True” or “False” button to see the answer. Calculate your accuracy by dividing all correctly […]

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