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Sleep Forum

Monday, August 3, 2009

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Sleep Forum: The following links will take you directly to Sleep Forum of MasterYourSleep.com. Please register (it is secure and it is free) to communicate to other people, to ask for immediate help, or Ask the Doctor a question. Site Map: If you need to educate yourself on the subject of Sleep and Sleep Disorders, please use Search […]

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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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SleepWalking

Friday, June 26, 2009

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Sleepwalking is also known as somnambulism or noctambulism. Word somnambulism is from the Latin somnus (sleep) and ambulus (walking). It involves involuntary motor acts-particularly walking-during sleep. ·       Studies indicates that sleepwalking is a ordinary phenomenon. It may be more prevalent among people who experience a lot of stress. ·        Most of the time, sleepwalking happens in pubescence, […]

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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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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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Sleep Medication Part I

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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Statistics of Sleep Disorders

Monday, May 18, 2009

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Insomnia Statistics ·         For a period of one year 20% to 40% of all adults experience insomnia in one way or another ·         At least, at some point in their lives there are1 out of 3 people have insomnia ·         More than 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders and/or wakefulness problems ·         60% of […]

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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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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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