ADHD doesn't only affect kids during the day. It can also affect them at night! Learn more about ADHD and how you can help your child sleep better.
Aging is an inevitable part of life. It can cause many changes in our lives. One of these changes is in sleeping patterns. Learn more about how the aging process affects our sleep.
Alzheimer's disease can cause major disruption in the lives of sufferers and their families. Unfortunately, it can also affect sleep. Learn more about Alzheimer's affects on sleep and how you can help your loved one sleep better.
Asthma is a common chronic lung condition that affect many people in the United States. Not only does it affect breathing, it can also affect sleeping! Find out more about asthma and what you can do to keep your lungs clear so you can sleep better.
We all reach for that cup of coffee in the morning. The caffeine does a great job of keeping us awake. But what else can it do? Find out more about caffeine.
Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia are characterized by frequent sleep disturbance, both for those diagnosed and their caregivers. In fact, many caregivers cite sleep disturbances, including night wandering and confusion, as the reason for institutionalizing the elderly. Once institutionalized, these elderly residents' sleep disturbances don't cease. Two-thirds of those in long-term care facilities suffer from sleeping problems.
Does your depression affect your ability to sleep? Don't worry, there are things you can do to sleep better with depression.
Your diet and how often you exercise could be affecting your sleep! See how these things are related.
The traumatic events of 9/11/01 touched many people's lives, including their dreams, according to Ernest Hartmann, MD, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He recently examined a series of dreams—ten before Sept. 11 and ten after—in 16 individuals in the United States who regularly record their dreams. Dr. Hartmann found that the traumatic events did have a detectable effect—specifically an increase in dream image intensity including feelings of fear and being overwhelmed.
Your eyelids droop and your head starts to nod. Yawning becomes almost constant and your vision seems blurry. You blink hard, focus your eyes and suddenly realize that you’ve veered onto the shoulder or into oncoming traffic for a moment and quickly straighten the wheel. This time you were lucky; next time you could become the latest victim of the tragedy of drowsy driving.
Everyone has heartburn from time to time. When it becomes chronic, it can actually affect your sleep! Learn more about GERD and what you can do to treat it.
Are you having trouble sleeping? You are not alone. Follow these tips to get a good night's sleep.