This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Sleep Disorders category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-04-16 : Throat Reflexes Differ in People with Tetraplegia and Sleep Apnea : Research sought to understand the way throat muscles react in those with tetraplegia and sleep apnoea to help discern why obstructive sleep apnoea is so prevalent in individuals with tetraplegia.
2015-08-26 : Senior Sleep: Sleeping Habits and Napping : Information regarding naps and the sleeping habits of elderly people including sleeping disorders.
2015-03-17 : Social Jet Lag: Time Difference Adjustment : Social jet lag occurs when your body is out of synch with work or study schedule and you feel sleepy, despite being awake.
2014-09-14 : Circadian Clock Puzzle - Final Pieces Found : Finding on how genes Period and Cryptochrome keep circadian clocks in time and rhythm has implications for cancers, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, insomnia, seasonal affective disorder, obesity, and jetlag.
2014-05-13 : Making Healthy Sleep a Priority - Sleep Well, Be Well Campaign : The launch of the Sleep Well Be Well campaign will promote awareness of dangers of chronic sleep loss and untreated sleep illness.
2013-12-21 : Sleep Issues and Children with Developmental Disorders : Information regarding affects of childhood sleep disorders on children with developmental disorders as well as the family unit.
2013-06-28 : Helping People with Seasonal Affective Disorder to Sleep Better : Researchers find individuals with seasonal affective disorder incorrectly reported that they slept four more hours a night in the winter.
2013-05-06 : Foods with Calcium and Potassium Help You Sleep : List of sleep inducing foods and minerals that have been shown to have a calming effect on restless sleep.
2012-10-23 : TV and Electronic Devices in Children's Bedrooms Linked to Obesity and Poor Sleep : If you want kids to sleep better and live a healthier lifestyle then keep technology out of the bedroom.
2012-03-17 : Obesity and Sleeping Pills - Death Risk : Obesity significantly increases risk of death tied to sleeping pills nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year.
2011-09-30 : Your Biological Clock Alarm Clock Gene : Ever wondered why you wake up in the morning just before the alarm clock goes off.
2011-09-30 : Early to Bed Early to Rise Keeps Kids Leaner : Children who went to bed late and got up late were 1.5 times more likely to become obese than those who went to bed early and got up early.
2011-08-08 : Can Eating Foods Such as Cheese Cause Vivid Dreams : Does eating certain foods before sleep cause you to dream more? Includes a list of foods that are reported to make you have vivid and lucid dreams.
2011-07-08 : Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder in Blind Individuals : For someone with Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (N24HWD or Non-24) their internal body clock changes every day.
2011-06-15 : Good Sleepers Enjoy Better Quality of Life and Less Depression : Getting six to nine hours of sleep per night associated with higher ratings for quality of life and lower ratings for depression.
2011-02-09 : Higher Risk of Strokes and Heart Attacks with Late Nights : Prolonged sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep patterns can have long-term serious health implications like strokes heart attacks and cardiovascular disorders.
2011-01-12 : Sleep Disorders - Breathing : Consequences of sleep disorders snoring sleep apnea and obesity-related respiratory difficulties.
2010-12-18 : The High Price of Sleep Disorders : Consequences of the sleep disorder hypersomnia in one of the largest studies of its kind.
2010-11-12 : Sleep Makes Your Memories Stronger : Scientists have found that sleep helps consolidate memories by fixing them in the brain so we can retrieve them later.
2010-10-26 : Poor and Lack of Sleep Threatening Adolescents with Premature Heart Disease and Stroke : Poor sleep patterns and lack of proper sleep could be threatening adolescents with premature heart disease and stroke.
2010-10-25 : Sleep Disturbance Association with Work Disability : Sleep disturbances increase the risk of work disability and may slow the return to work process.
2010-09-09 : Medication for Insomnia or Anxiety Increases Mortality Risk : Sleeping pills and anxiolytics affect reaction time alertness and coordination and are conducive to falls and other accidents.
2010-09-07 : Short Sleepers at Higher Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease : People who sleep less than six hours a night may be three times more likely to develop a condition which leads to diabetes and heart disease.
2010-09-02 : Circadian Rhythms and Body Cycles : Article defines Circadian Rhythms and examines their role and dysfunction in affective disorder.
2010-09-02 : How to Get to Sleep on Sleepless Nights - New Guidelines : Guidelines for psychiatrists and physicians caring for those with insomnia and other sleep disorders.
2010-06-07 : Sleepwalking and Bedwetting May Persist into Adolescence : Childhood Parasomnias Such as Sleepwalking and Bedwetting May Persist into Adolescence.
2009-07-25 : Night Sweats: Common Causes, Information and Facts : Examines a number of causes of night sweats and excessive body sweating when sleeping.
2009-07-01 : Lack of Sleep More Dangerous for Women than Men : Women who get less sleep a night at higher risk of heart disease and heart-related problems than men.
2009-06-09 : Evening Chronotype in High School Students Linked with Lower College Gpa : It is recommended that adolescents get nine hours of sleep per night and school-aged children between 10 - 11 hours.
2009-04-30 : Sleep Disorders Affect Majority of Seniors : Research shows elderly have signs of at least one recognized sleep disorder other than insomnia.
2009-04-15 : New Way to Analyze Sleep Disorders : New way to monitor sleep and potentially diagnose sleep disorders just by recording someones heart rate.
2009-01-06 : Types of Sleep Disorders : There are innumerable sleep disorders ranging from the most trivial ones to the ones we might never have heard before.
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