Category: Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders have increased dramatically over the past few decades. In the United States alone, more than 75% of people are having difficulties on a regular basis with regards to sleep (age 20-59).

In this section of our site, we tackle sleep disorders and aim to help you sleep better. A sleep disorder is simply a condition that negatively affects your ability to sleep on a regular basis. They can be physical or mental, and often times exacerbated by the high-stress lifestyles the modern world brings.

What is Sleepwalking (Somnambulism) and What Causes it?

What is Sleepwalking (Somnambulism) and What Causes it?

If you think sleepwalking is an ideal way to get your steps in, think again.All joking aside, frequent sleepwalking episodes could be your body’s way of warning you that something ...

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Surprising Link Between Sleep Deprivation & Mental Illnesses (Psychosis)

Surprising Link Between Sleep Deprivation & Mental Illnesses (Psychosis)

The scientific community has differing opinions about how much sleep we need, but they do know one thing for sure: we need it to rejuvenate our bodies, grow muscle, repair tissue, ...

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Hypnic (Hypnagogic) Jerking Explained – The Comprehensive Guide For 2018

Hypnic (Hypnagogic) Jerking Explained – The Comprehensive Guide For 2018

Have you ever been laying down in your bed after hours, just about to drift away and fall asleep while suddenly your body decides that it has its own approach? It shakes you awake ...

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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder – Symptoms and Treatment Explained

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder – Symptoms and Treatment Explained

Sleep disorders are particularly challenging as they disrupt one of the processes that we need the most. This often results in serious issues which interfere with major parts of ...

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Five Signs That You May Have Sleep Apnea

Five Signs That You May Have Sleep Apnea

If you’re struggling to sleep properly and feeling fatigued, and aren’t sure why, it’s worth considering if it’s sleep apnea. Sleep apnea (also spelled apnoea) is a surprisingly ...

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Can Lack of Sleep Cause Diabetes?

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Diabetes?

When we think about diabetes, we usually think about causes involving food, but did you know that sleep might also have an effect on it? Some evidence suggests that sleep ...

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Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) Explained

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) Explained

In this fast-paced world where tempo never seems to dwindle, society is growing accustomed to abnormal sleep habits. Unknowingly, many of these individuals may be suffering from ...

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Can Sleep Apnea Kill You? Here Are the Results From A Recent Study

Can Sleep Apnea Kill You? Here Are the Results From A Recent Study

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? This disease is quite common, even though only one in four people who suffer from it are actually diagnosed.

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