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Narcolepsy: What We All Should Know

From huffingtonpost.com

Narcolepsy. Though many recognize the word, relatively few of us know what it really means. And why should we? As far as sleep disorders go, it's not nearly as common as insomnia or apnea. And let's face it, it doesn't sound very sexy either.

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about 6 years

The Link Between Sleep And Learning

From huffingtonpost.com

Do you ever feel forgetful and a little sluggish of mind? Do you wish you could pick up new skills more quickly and easily? Here's a tip: You can boost your learning power by beefing up your sleep routine.

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about 6 years
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Dreaming, Depression, and How Sleep Affects Emotions

From theatlantic.com

Exploring decades of sleep research on everything from disorders like sleepwalking and insomnia to the role of sleep in knowledge retention, ideation, and problem-solving. For the past half-century, sleep researcher Rosalind D.

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about 6 years
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Sleep apnea is not the only illness that may cause disordered breathing

From clinicaladvisor.com

A 40-year-old woman came to our clinic complaining of fatigue with some daytime sleepiness. She was slightly overweight and her husband reported that she snores on occasion. She had a complete physical with labs through her primary-care provider, and nothing was found to be abnormal.

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about 6 years
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Asthma drug found useful in treating sleep apnea in children

From aznewsdesk.com

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder commonly marked by the pauses in the breathing, or low breathing during the sleep. Sleep apnea is often caused by the obstruction in the air passage to the lungs. In United States alone, thousands of children are suffering from sleep apnea.

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about 6 years
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A new study's surprising news about how many Americans sleepwalk

From baltimoresun.com

Megan Runkel of Ellicott City had sleepwalked several times a week for most of her life, but when she woke up in 2006 standing on her bed with her arm raised above her head stopping the blade of a whirling ceiling fan, sh e knew it was time to see…

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Obesity epidemic may lead to 'skyrocketing' increase in sleep apnea cases

From minnpost.com

Obesity is associated with a host of health problems. Best known of these are probably heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. But the heavier we become, the more likely we are to develop another serious health problem: obstructive sleep apnea.

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about 6 years

9 Disney Characters With Problems Sleeping

From huffingtonpost.com

Sleeping Beauty isn't the only one with problems between the sheets. If you look closely, a number of Disney characters, with their funny idiosyncrasies and dramatic musical numbers, display classic symptoms of disrupted and disordered sleep!

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