February, 2016

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Hypersomnia TREATMENT

TREATMENT: The most common treatments for excessive sleepiness are stimulant medications. However, these drugs are not a substitute for sleep. People with idiopathic hypersomnia…

sleepwalking

Sleepwalking TREATMENT

TREATMENT: There is no specific treatment for sleepwalking. In many cases simply improving sleep hygiene may eliminate the problem. If you are experiencing symptoms,…

insomnia

Insomnia – TREATMENT

TREATMENT: Left untreated, insomnia is linked to increased illness or morbidity. There is a wealth of research indicating that people with insomnia have poorer…

parasomnia

Parasomnia

What are parasomnias? The term “parasomnia” refers to all the abnormal things that can happen to people while they sleep, apart from sleep apnea….

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Sleep Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, also known as nocturnal tooth grinding, is the medical term for clenching or grinding teeth during sleep. A type of movement disorder…

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Sleep terror

Sleep terror disorder or “night terrors” is a condition that occurs during stages 3 or 4 of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. It is…

sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviors while…

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Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” in sleep apnea refers to a…

Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia, which is Latin for “no sleep,” is the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep. Insomnia is also used to describe the condition…