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Explainer: childhood sleep disorders

From edu.au

Any parent will tell you the meaning of the saying "slept like a baby" is completely opposite to reality. Thankfully, many parents succeed in establishing a routine to their baby's initial erratic sleep patterns without too much trouble. But for some, sleep problems become an ongoing concern.

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Narcolepsy Remains Misunderstood and Underdiagnosed

From huffingtonpost.com

Josh, a 16-year-old male, is sent to detention because he is falling asleep in class. He is referred to the school counselor because of his poor academic performance and he is placed in a class for the learning disabled.

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over 5 years

Sleeping Disorders Are More Dangerous Than You Think

From medicaldaily.com

You probably know that it's important to get plenty of sleep each night, but do you realize just how serious some sleep disorders can be? The answer to that question for most people is no, according to a new study that found a majority of people realize just how important…

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What Wakes You? The Brain Responds When Oxygen Levels are Low

From medicaldaily.com

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when one's sleep is disturbed because of blockage of the airways during sleep. It affects nearly 12 million American adults. For years researchers have been intrigued to discover how one's brain knows when to wake you once breathing has stopped, new evidence can now solve this…

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over 5 years

The Healing Power of Sleep

From webmd.com

The Healing Power of Sleep Sleep deprivation takes a toll on your mind, body, and overall health in ways that may surprise you. Research shows that chronic lack of sleep is linked to colds and flu, diabetes, heart disease, mental health, and even obesity.

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over 5 years

Why We Don't Act Out Our Dreams

From huffingtonpost.com

Imagine this: You're having a vivid dream of something chasing you. You run and leap across buildings, jumping and spinning.

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over 5 years

CPAP benefits extend to mild OSA patients

From news-medical.net

By Lucy Piper The use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment, an effective option for severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), should be extended to sleepy patients with milder OSA, say US researchers. They found that patients with mild and moderately severe OSA had greater functional improvement after 8 weeks…

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over 5 years

Top 10 Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep

From about.com

Lack of sleep is linked to increased risk for weight gain, depression, colon cancer, breast cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Doctors and researchers are just beginning to understand the health benefits of sleep. Turns out there's a lot to sleep than just a good night's rest.

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over 5 years

Sleeping Gives Memory And Learning A Lift

From huffingtonpost.com

Want to maximize your learning capacity? Get some sleep. That's the takeaway from a study that examined the influence of sleep and time of day on learning and memory. This latest research is another piece of compelling evidence that sleeping helps to strengthen our ability to learn new things, and…

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