"Sleep disparity" in the population: poor sleep quality is strongly associated with poverty and ethnicity
- Intracranial bumps in the night. Ashworth, Bryan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/4/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6708, p1117
Examines the causes of exploding head syndrome, which is causing disturbance on the circadian sleep rhythm of a normal person. Infliction of the syndrome; Influence of stress and anxiety on the occurrence of the symptom; Management of the recurrent symptom.
- sleep pattern, disturbed. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2143
A definition of the term "disturbed sleep pattern," which refers to the time-limited disruption of sleep (natural, periodic suspension of consciousness) amount and quality, is presented.
- How to get your ZZZZ'S. Lyons, Molly // Self;Jan2002, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p42
Provides solutions to some sleeping problems. Effectiveness of taking a warm bath before bedtime; Observance of a schedule to train body to fall asleep and wake up naturally; Importance of soothing the mind with a quiet activity.
- Sleep disorders in children. Stores, Gregory // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/18/90-8/25/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6748, p351
Focuses on sleeping disorders among children in Great Britain. Classification of sleep and arousal disorders; Effect of chronic lack of sleep on daytime behavior and activities of children; Importance of comforting children following sleep walking episodes.
- SNOOZE CONTROL. // New Scientist;2/23/2002, Vol. 173 Issue 2331, p38
Analyzes the pattern of sleep-wake disturbances. Way of diagnosing and treating sleeping disorders; Intervals between signals in human neurons; Explanation of the phenomenon of sleep walking.
- SLEEP DIARY. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Nov2012, p130
The article recommends individuals with sleeping disorder to create a sleep diary to help them monitor their rest patterns and activities.
- Rhythmic movements during sleep: a physiological and pathological profile. Manni, R.; Terzaghi, M. // Neurological Sciences;Dec2005 Supplement 3, Vol. 26, ps181
Rhythmic movement disorder (RMD) consists of rhythmic movements (RMs) that occur on falling asleep or during sleep, can involve any part of the body and have a reported frequency ranging from 0.5 to 2 Hz. RMs have been reported to occur in a high proportion of normal children as a self-limiting...
- What is Narcolepsy? // Narcolepsy Fact Sheet;May2010, p1
The article offers information on narcolepsy, a chronic disorder of the central nervous system. Particular focus is given to various characteristics of the disease including the brain's inability to control sleep-wake cycles like daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and hallucinations during sleep. A...
- Sleep Tight Tonight. Rabbitt, Meghan // Prevention;Nov2007, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p48
The article presents remedies for insomnia from three health professionals. A sleep specialist suggests both restricting and keeping track of time in bed. Magnesium supplements are recommended by a naturopath. An integrative physician prescribes thirty minutes of exercise four hours before going...