In approximately 5 to 10 percent of night shift workers, the sleep wake disturbance is severe enough to warrant a diagnosis of shift work sleep disorder.
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Better treatments and devices are needed for central sleep apnea treatment.
Better sleep may be achieved by making simple changes in your daily and nightly habits.
We all need sleep to survive. Doctors recommend that we get at least eight hours of sleep each night. The truth is we all have occasional nights where sleep eludes us.
A machine that delivers air through a nasal mask worn during sleep can reduce daytime sleepiness and other symptoms associated with sleep apnea.
The results support the existence of a chronic inflammatory process in children with sleep disordered breathing.
Sleep apnea in male patients may be linked to early atherosclerosis.
Individuals who experience moderate to severe sleep disordered breathing are four times more likely to have a stroke.
Treating insomnia with drugs may impair functioning, create dependency and worsen sleep after they are discontinued.
The spate of new sleeping pills on the market are effective treatments for insomnia, but they have different effects and no one drug stands out as the best.
Children aged three and younger who have a sleeping disorder known as sleep apnea show more respiratory disturbance when they sleep on their backs.
Common symptoms of sleep apnea include daytime sleepiness, loud snoring, and pauses in breathing while asleep.
Two studies draw attention to the newly recognized association between sleep disorders and heart trouble.
Moderate to severe cases of the nighttime breathing problem known as obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke.
Recommended treatments for Sleep Apnea from an IRO helping to determine the medically approved and covered treatment options for Sleep Apnea patients.
The use of a nighttime air pump is the preferred treatment for sleep apnea because of questions about the safety and effectiveness of surgery.
Start the school year sleep routine early. Introduce a gradual change in a child's sleep schedule one or two week's before.
New way to reduce sleepiness. A stimulation acupressure regimen leads to a significant reduction in sleepiness compared to an acupressure treatment that focuses on relaxation.
The most frequently used medication for treating chronic insomnia have never been approved for that purpose FDA, according to a sleep expert.
Research suggests that a new drug can temporarily improve performance and reverse the effects of sleep deprivation on the brain.
The quality of sleep can change as we age and develop habits and physical ailments that can fragment that sleep that used to come so easily.
Technique could help in screening medications, monitoring sleep interventions.
Nearly one out of two visits to a doctor's office for help with a sleep disorder result in the prescription of potentially addictive medications.