Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain Activity as Much as Alcohol by Causing Mental Glitches and Lapses

November 07, 2017 Josh Lowe of Newsweek

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

After a really bad night’s sleep, it can be difficult to function properly: you find yourself forgetting things, or exercising poor judgement....

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Sleep and the Relationship Between Pediatric Pain and Traumatic Stress

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Poor sleep quality partially mediates relationships between post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS) and severity of chronic pain in pediatric patients, according to a study published in the Journal of Pain....

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The Secrets of Sleep

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

When I trained to be a doctor, some four decades ago, everyone neglected sleep. “On call” duty for hospital interns began at 6 a.m. and lasted twenty-four hours; I often kept on working until early evening the next day, after which I ...

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Don’t be scared: Know the difference between a nightmare and a night terror

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

What’s the difference between a nightmare and a night terror? If you, as a parent, are awakened by your child’s screams in the night, either one can be a jarring experience. But according to Dr. Kevin Kaplan, an assistant professor of ...

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Extroverts are more likely to have good nights’ sleep

October 22, 2017 Miranda Larbi of Metro

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Warm milk. Hot baths. Sleep aids. Audio books. Nothing works. And that could be because your crappy sleep might be caused by who you are. A new study, carried out by Best Mattress Brand, has suggested that how easy you find drifting off ...

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Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won't Make You More Productive. Here's What Will

October 18, 2017 Kristen Bahler of Time

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

You’ve heard the stories....

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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a poster presented at the Cardiometabolic Health Conference....

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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

October 16, 2017 Terry Gross of NPR

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark....

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What is sleep, even?

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

There’s a good chance that when you woke up this morning, your first thought was to go back to bed. But it’s also likely that you had so many obligations pulling you out from under the covers—work to do, food to cook, friends to ...

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Sleep apnea can be a sign of serious medical issues

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Did you know? The Sleep Center in Gillette opened in 1994 with two beds. Based on patient demand, Campbell County Health expanded the facility to four beds and updated its equipment in 2013. In 2014, it was accredited by the American ...

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