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    single person in the world sleeps, but why or what exactly makes us sleep? This is a very good question because everyone does it without actually thinking about it. Knowing or even trying to understand how one sleeps can be a very interesting topic to dissect. This also gives researchers a wide area of study for collecting data and then interpreting that data for doctors to help patients. It is important to learn and study sleep, especially if one has one or more sleeping disorder(s). We can study that

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    Sleep disorders alter ones sleep pattern and often results in the inability to either sleep or sleep soundly. They often cause you to feel restless, tired, fatigued, and irritable. It is estimated that nearly 75 percent of adult Americans experience sleep disorder symptoms at least a few nights per week. At the same time, sleep disturbances in some form are seen in as many as 25 to 30 percent of infants and children (“Sleep Disorders” 2013). Clearly a huge conundrum in the world, sleep disorders

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    Ugonna Onyekachi Mr. Thompson PSY.150.4140 28 August 2015 Sleep disorder At one point in time everyone may have difficulties in sleeping. However, if you cannot shut your eyes for a nap or even get a deep sleep, then you may be struggling with sleeping disorders. These signs can manifest through the feelings of exhaustion despite sleeping for eight or more hours. Dozing off and nodding off during the day may also be experienced during work or study. Such a problem may be the result of

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    Sleep-Wake Disorders Jessica Gonzalez San Jacinto College Sleep-Wake Disorder Sleep-Wake disorder is impairment to a person caused by sleep abnormalities and difficulties in the sleep- wake cycle. These abnormalities range from difficulties in maintaining and falling asleep, excessive sleepiness, disruptions, to repeated awakening associated with nightmares. According to The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, sleep-related problems have been the most frequent complaints both psychiatrists and

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    Introduction Parasomnias is a variety is sleep disorders that cause abnormal behavior in brain activity. Para means “faulty”, and the Latin origin of somnia, “somnus” means “sleep” (source 5). About 1% to 10% of the population experiences those sleeping disorders, most of which are children. This sleeping disorder usually occurs during the transition from one sleeping stage to another; the two sleeping stages include Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and non-REM sleep (source 4). Those that have parasomnias

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    Sleep disorders are an underestimated public health concern considering that fifty to seventy million Americans are affected. Technological advances in the field of sleep have facilitated various theories to explain the need for and the purpose of sleep. Scientist have uncovered many types of sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, and narcolepsy. Sleep disorders affect men ,women, children, the elderly, and the obese in different ways. Factors such as the number of children and the effects

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    Sleep Disorders

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    we not sleep, we can't live an ordinary life and maintain health. For this crucial time, there shouldn’t be any disturb to get good sleep. There are various kind of sleep disorder such as insomnia, Sleep apnea or Narcolepsy, which are enemies of good night sleep. In this report, I would like to cover the importance of good, proper sleep to overcome various sleep disorders and why sleeping in the dark is crucial for human. In addition, the reason why I put this sub topic, why we should sleep in the

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    Sleep Disorders Child Sleep Disorders: Is Your Child at Risk? Recent research has proven that children just are not getting the sleep they need these days. Kids today seem to be doing poorer in school and have less attention spans. Most parents are not aware of a common problem effecting thousands of children in this country: sleep disorders. Parents often fail to follow there children's sleeping patterns which can result in some serious side effects if that child has a sleep disorder. A study

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    What are Sleep Disorders?

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    SLEEP DISORDERS Introduction: Trouble sleeping is a common day to day problem in every individual’s life. This is normal and usually temporary, due to stress or other outside factors. But if sleep problems are a regular occurrence and interfere with one’s daily life, they may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders cause more than just sleepiness. The lack of quality sleep can have a negative impact on patient’s energy, emotional balance, and health. Primary sleep disorders result from

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    Cover Page - Institute of Medicine Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research. (2006) National Academies Press. Washington DC: Colten H. R., Altevogt B. M., Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem, Sleep Physiology. Rapid Eye Movement(REM) has been correlated with dreams and sleep physiology. It has been tracked by brain waves and muscle movements. Non-Rem(NREM) sleep is the first phase which occurs for 1-7 minutes and the easiest to be interfered with. The brain

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