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Babies Who Don't Sleep
Babies Who Don't Sleep
Babies wake during the day and night. Babies wake when they need attention but normally find it easy to fall asleep again. Many parents find it difficult to sleep with…...
Bedwetting and How to Break the Habit
Bedwetting and How to Break the Habit
Bedwetting is a common problem with young children. Most children grow out of it naturally but there are a number of things that parents can do to help support their…...
Bruxism: Teeth Grinding
Bruxism: Teeth Grinding
Teeth grinding is an unpleasant condition that can cause damage to the teeth and other painful symptoms. There are a number of causes and effective treatments that can…...
Defining and Tackling Insomnia
Defining and Tackling Insomnia
Insomnia is the condition where the sufferer finds it difficult to fall and stay asleep. By identifying the problem it is possible to find strategies that will help…...
Effect of Shift Work on Sleep
Effect of Shift Work on Sleep
An increasing number of people are employed in Shift Work. Many suffer from sleep disturbances including insomnia. Lack of sleep affects causes fatigue and loss of…...
Endless Nights of Sleeplessness
Endless Nights of Sleeplessness
A sleepless night can seem like a marathon. Endless nights of tossing and turning can affect your health and the rest of your life. Before this happens make a few…...
Fibromyalgia and Sleep
Fibromyalgia and Sleep
Fibromyalgia can result in debilitating pain and exhaustion. Sleep is important for the body to repair itself and sufferers may benefit from learning relaxation…...
How to Stop Snoring
How to Stop Snoring
Snoring affects many people, and their partners. The noise can cause the snorer and others to wake and affect sleep and relationships. There are a number of causes and…...
International Travel and Jet Lag
International Travel and Jet Lag
The growth of international travel means more people are experiencing Jet Lag. Crossing time zones affects the body clock and causes insomnia and other symptoms. There…...
Loud Noise Syndrome
Loud Noise Syndrome
Exploding Head Syndrome is a Parasomnia where sufferers hear a loud sound before falling asleep. This is distressing and may affect the rest of the nights sleep. Help…...
Mental Health and Sleep
Mental Health and Sleep
The connection between sleep and mood means that it is often difficult to divide the two.. Insomnia can be a symptom of other mental health problems and it is…...
Multiple Schlerosis and Sleep
Multiple Schlerosis and Sleep
Many people suffering from multiple sclerosis find it difficult sleeping. This may be due to symptoms, pain or the anxiety or depression that often accompanies the…...
New Parents Sleeping Problems
New Parents Sleeping Problems
New parents often find it difficult to find the time to take care of their own needs. Sleep may be disrupted during the early months and then be difficult to restore…...
Night Eating Syndrome
Night Eating Syndrome
Overeating at night can become a habit that is hard to break. It can affect weight and the ability to sleep. There are ways to improve diet and control eating urges…...
Night Terrors
Night Terrors
Night Terrors normally occur in childhood. These are disturbing for the child and parent. Most children grow out of these and suffer no lasting harm....
Pain and Sleep
Pain and Sleep
Advice on how to deal with sleep problems caused by chronic pain....
Parkinsons Disease and Sleep
Parkinsons Disease and Sleep
Parkinson's disease causes difficulty sleeping. This may be due to symptoms, medication or anxiety and depression. Help is at hand and it is important that sufferers…...
Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a fairly common sleep disorder and can run in families. Sufferers experience unpleasant sensations and uncontrollable movements in the…...
Sleep and Accidents
Sleep and Accidents
Lack of Sleep affects concentration and the ability to make decisions. Sleepiness at the wheel is a major contribution to traffic accidents. Commercial drivers are…...
Sleep and Pregnancy
Sleep and Pregnancy
Most women suffer from insomnia or other sleep disturbances at some stage during pregnancy. Finding ways to improve sleep can contribute to a healthy and happy…...
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea is a Sleep Related Breathing Disorder. During sleep the airway collapses or narrows causing difficulty in breathing. The sleeper is deprived of oxygen and…...
Sleep Paralysis
Sleep Paralysis
Sleep Paralysis mainly happens is childhood. Most children grow out of it by adolescence. Children should be woken gently and reassured that they are safe before going…...
Sleep Walking
Sleep Walking
Although Sleepwalking mainly affects children some adults suffer from the problem. This may be the result of stress or other factors. It is important to take…...
Stress and Sleep
Stress and Sleep
Stress affects some people more than others. Insomnia may be one of the first recognisable symptoms of stress. It may be seen as a warning sign that it is starting to…...
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Sleep Deprivation causes severe psychological problems. Many people suffer from sleep loss which can also affect health and cause emotional problems. It is important…...
What is Narcolepsy?
What is Narcolepsy?
Narcolepsy is a condition where the sufferer falls asleep during the day. This may happen a number of times, anywhere, anytime and without warning. There are a number…...
Why do we Have Nightmares?
Why do we Have Nightmares?
Nightmares are dreams that cause distress and fear. They happen during REM Sleep and may cause the sufferer to wake and find it difficult to fall asleep again....
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