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Sleep Sex

Sunday, July 19, 2009

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Sleep sex or sexsomnia is parasomnia sleep disorder that causes people to engage in sexual acts while they are asleep. Medical science has proposed that sexsomnia should be considered as a non-rapid-eye-movement sleep disorder and a part arousal parasomnia, and it has been classified as Sexual Behavior in Sleep. It is now considered to be a different […]

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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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Parasomnia Disorders

Sunday, June 28, 2009

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Parasomnias is a broad term used to describe various uncommon disruptive sleep-related disorders. They are intense, infrequent physical acts that occur during sleep. Some common Parasomnias include sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terror, nightmares, and teeth grinding.   ·         Parasomnias is commonly observed during to the Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep (NREM sleep), and the Rapid Eye […]

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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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What is Sleep

Friday, May 1, 2009

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Common opinion of people prior to the first half of 20th century was an idea of sleep as a useless part of our daily lives. Modern science tells us that our brain is actually very active during sleep. In addition, the amount of sleep we have reflects on our daily functionality and our mental and […]

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