Sleep apnea is recognized as a common condition among overweight children. If your child has sleep apnea, he stops breathing for a period of 10 to 20 seconds during sleep. The interruption of breathin...
It is a sleep disorder that has serious medical and social consequences. According to Philip R. Westbrook, M.D., F.C.C.P., director of the Sleep Disorders Centers at Cedars a Sinai Medical Center in L...
If your bedtime partner is a noisemaker at night, would it be your greatest wish for him/her to stop snoring so that you may have a peaceful sleep?Snoring might also create relationship problems for t...
Sleep is a dynamic process during which the brain is very active. It is definitely necessary in order for an individual to function in a healthy and normal way. As per report of the National Institute...
Are you one of the eighteen million people in this country suffering from a sleep disorder? Even more disturbing is the fact that up to 4% of persons suffering from sleep disorders are undiagnosed. Ho...
The treatments for sleep disorders today can be generally grouped into three categories: behavioral or psychotherapeutic treatments, sleep medications or drugs and treatments that don't fit into the ...
It's often reported that the average adult needs about nine hours of sleep, but many studies and people dispute this; reports range from four hours to ten hours a night. Two sleep disorders cate...
It is estimated that 2% to 4% of children in the United States under the age of ten suffer from childhood sleep apnea. These children frequently display behaviors and/or symptoms that are generally a...
This is a common trend nowadays. People live stressful lives and at one stage or the other it ends up affecting them mentally. Though they are busy during the daytime and their brain does not find ti...
You are watching the comics' section of the newspaper letting of a stifled yawn. Though you hate comics, there is no alternative there are some other sections of the newspaper that you have not compl...