Insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep. However insomnia is not merely as simple as this definition. Millions of people suffer from insomnia due to a multitude of factors. In these articles we will look at the various types and degrees of insomnia, how they impact peoples’ lives and how they can be treated.
Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which the sufferer’s airway relaxes and closes during sleep, preventing the body from getting critical oxygen. Heavy snoring if often a warning sign of sleep apnea. Due to the effects of sleep apnea on the body there are a number of serious diseases and disorders that are associated with and can result from sleep apnea. These pages review the causes, symptoms and common treatments for snoring and sleep apnea.
Insomnia and Sleep Apnea are just two of the hundreds of sleeping disorders that plague humankind today. These pages address some of the other more common disorders, including Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, Sleep Walking, REM Behavior Disorder, and many, many more.
From infancy to elderly, sleep changes as the body changes. In these pages you will understand how your family’s sleep evolves throughout childhood, pregnancy, menopause, after retirement and many other milestones.
Sleep is as vital to human life as water and oxygen, yet it can become elusive to some who struggle with insomnia and other barriers to restful sleep. In these pages we talk about ways to achieve healthy sleep and some of the health consequences involved when sleep is not achieved.
Have you ever woken up from a weird dream or nightmare wondering why it was so bizarre? Or wondered why some people dream often and very vividly? Why others say they never remember their dreams or don’t feel they dream at all? And perhaps the most basic question: Does dreaming actually serve any healthy or functional purpose? Dreaming has been a mystery to man for centuries. In these articles we try to address some of these ageless questions.