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Sleeping Solo

Friday, July 17, 2009

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Sleeping Solo:    Good or Bad? A number of studies conducted by Austrian scientists, revealed that men sleep better by themselves than with a partner, as a result of a negative impact on the brain functions.  According to them, there is a temporary decline in mental ability caused by sleep deprivation that has been observed in married men after a night sleep, regardless […]

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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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Sleep Talking

Saturday, July 4, 2009

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A joke about sleep talking: If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say — talk in your sleep. Sleep talking and sleep walking (see other post on SleepWalking), as well as night terrors, are parts of a group of sleep disorders called parasomnias, as covered in Parasomnias […]

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Questionnaire

Friday, June 19, 2009

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Sleep dysfunction, prior to be identified as sleep disorder, can manifest in several ways, ranging from insomnia to somnolence, and from disrupted sleep to sleep deprivation. Measuring sleep dysfunction is ongoing research; and there is a number of patient-reported outcome methods and procedures that measure various aspects of sleep dysfunction. Before going to sleep practitioner […]

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Tips for Good Sleep

Monday, June 15, 2009

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Waking up every morning fully refreshed and without an alarm clock, as well feeling energetic all day is the most important part of our life. If you do not feel that way every day, you may find some good tips and advices listed below. Let analyze two most common and similar opposite sleep habits: Sleep […]

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Snoring Facts

Friday, May 29, 2009

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According to the Guinness Book of Records, snores can reach 120 decibels, which is about the volume of an airplane engine. It is not amusing if you frequently lose night sleep because of your spouse’s snoring. Snoring can devastate personal relationship and health problems for the partner as well as the snorer itself. Studies conducted […]

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Sleep Deprivation

Monday, May 25, 2009

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Sleep deprivation is a regularly deficiency of the required amount of sleep. It is usually happens as a consequence of sleep disorders. It is also known as forced inducement such as interrogation or a torture.   Effects of sleep deprivation: Side-effects of sleep deprivation can be similar to being drunk. Study shows that track drivers […]

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Immune System

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Sleep and Immune System Sleep and sleep-related problems play a role in a large number of human disorders. Generally speaking, human disorders, which primarily related to sleep and sleep problems, are so many that they affect almost every field of medicine. Let me give you an example: stroke, (that is a sudden blockage or rupture […]

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Introduction to Sleep Part II

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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What Does Sleep Do For Us? You can spend thousands of hours by reading books on sleep, scientific magazines, or just surfing the Internet on this subject. The final result will be the same:  every sleep researchers are still at the beginning of this exploration trying to understand exactly why people require sleep. All they […]

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