Night terrors, tackling the unknown.
How To Live With Sleepwalking
Nobody ate your ice cream, you simply did it all by yourself, in your sleep!
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Causes and Symptoms
Why are you gasping for air?
How To Live With Restless Legs Syndrome
When your legs just won’t stop.
REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder and Dementia
Study shows that patients with DLB have reduced sleep efficiency and RBD.
The Insomniac Chronicles: A Journey Through Recovery
Sometimes just knowing the body knows how to sleep is the most reassuring thing. Recovering from insomnia is never a quick, easy, and linear process. The disorder is unique for everyone, with each insomniac encountering their own personal version of the disorder defined by their lifestyle, their environment, and sometimes, their own internal enemies. The […]
The Relationship Between Trauma and Sleep Disorders
There is a close connection between trauma and the development of sleep disorders. Trauma comes in all different shapes and sizes and is much more common than one might believe. According to one statistic from the National Center for PTSD, roughly 60% of men and 50% of women will experience at least one traumatic event […]
The Importance of Dreams
Dreams have the potential to reveal ourselves to ourselves. Many people believe dreams are random sequences of images that just give us a recount of familiar people and situations from the previous day, but dreams carry important messages for those that dig into its meaningful content. What Are Dreams? We spend about a quarter of […]
Understanding Sleep Disorders: The Causes And Effects
What are the various causes and effects of sleep disorders? Nearly everyone will suffer from some sort of sleep-related disturbance at some point their life. A third of Australians report having insufficient sleep and studies show children today sleep 75 minutes less than they did 100 years ago. Those with sleep disorders may have trouble […]
The Sleep-Deprived Brain
Recent studies shed light on how sleep deprivation affects brain structure and function. Even if we don’t suffer from a sleep disorder, sleep is often the first thing that gets cut back to make room on our schedules. However, the consequences of lack of sleep on the brain are serious and far-ranging. This is especially […]