When a person’s sleep patterns are not proper due to medical reasons, it is known as a sleep disorder. Polysomnography is a test that studies such disorders in humans. Some of the types of sleep disorders are insomnia, narcolepsy, sleepwalking, etc.
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Feeling tired after a good night's sleep can be hypersomnia.
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Know what causes sleep disturbances in elderly people and how can they be treated.
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Try these tips to sleep better and be fresh and active during the day.
- Pavitra Sampath
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August 20, 2013 at 08:14am
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August 17, 2013 at 09:44am
Not sleeping well? It might make you gain weight. Here is why you need to get a good night's rest.
August 02, 2013 at 06:32pm
Unable to fall asleep? It could be your diet. Eat the following to have a good night's sleep.
March 15, 2013 at 12:33pm
Alarmed by the high prevalence of sleep disorders among the Indian population and the lack of specific data on this, an Indian-Norwegian group that
March 15, 2013 at 08:57am
March 15 is World Sleep Day. Whether it’s a one-off occurrence before a big event or a nightly struggle, most of us suffer from insomnia at one
March 14, 2013 at 05:40pm
September 15 is World Sleep Day. Doctors have cautioned against apathy to seemingly trivial sleep problems, saying a third of humans exhibit one
- Researchers find ‘switch’ that promotes sleep
Researchers at Oxford University have identified the switch in the brain that sends us off to sleep. The switch works by regulating the activity of a
- Is restless sleep responsible for body pain in the elderly?
In your 50s and suffer from widespread pain? Restless sleep may be the reason behind this. Researchers say non-restorative sleep is the strongest
- Too much or too little sleep can make you depressed!
Sleeping for six hours or less per night may increase the risk of major depression especially among adolescents, a new research has warned. A genetic
- Beware – lack of sleep can lead to depression!
A genetic study of adult twins and a community-based study of adolescents have linked sleep duration with depression. 'Healthy sleep is a necessity
- Poor sleep? It could be lice!
Head lice, parasitic insects that live on the human scalp and survive by drinking human blood, makes the scalp itchy and an expert says that it can
- Lack of sleep makes teenage boys fat!
Teenage boys who sleep less have more body fat, but the same isn’t true for their female counterparts according to a new study. Researchers in
- Sleep deprivation can make you look unattractive!
In this fast paced world of intense competition, many people chose to skip on sleep in order to have some fun, do some work or simply enjoy a few
- Lack of sleep in the night can severely affect your brain functioning!
Not getting a full night's sleep can actually hamper your brain. Researchers actually observed differences in brain function of people saying they