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Arousal Sleep Disorder Part II

Sunday, July 12, 2009


What causes confusional arousal? Potential causes for this the confusional arousal disorders are shown below: Alcohol consumption Sleep deprivation Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) Psychotropic medication use Drug abuse Forceful awakening Do I have it? Did anyone ever told you that you acted in strange or confused way when they wake […]

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Arousal Sleep Disorders Part I

Saturday, July 11, 2009


From  the post Parasomnias Disorders: Parasomnia is an episode that happens during sleep. Parasomnia could be induced or resulting from sleep, such as: sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terror, and nightmares Parasomnias are disorders that infiltrate into the sleep process and create disruptions into sleep-related actions. Parasomnias usually associated with REM sleep. The parasomnias are divided […]

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Restless Legs Syndrome

Saturday, June 27, 2009


Have you ever experienced breaking your sleep and become forcefully awaken as you kick out with your feet? If so, you have experienced Restless Leg Syndrome, or (RLS, Wittmaack-Ekbom’s syndrome). Originally described in 17th century medical publications, Restless Legs Syndrome was bothering people ever since! What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome is a […]

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Sleep Quiz

Saturday, June 6, 2009


Now it is the time to test your knowledge about sleep and sleep disorders, though it is not final test, so please do not be discouraged with your results:       Instructions: First answer the question and then click on either “True” or “False” button to see the answer. Calculate your accuracy by dividing all correctly […]

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