Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children and adolescents is much more prevalent than most practitioners realize: it is found in 1% to 4% of children…
In following these suggestions, you may need to keep doing them for some time before you see their full benefit…
Not long ago, I was consulted on the case of an 11-year-old boy with bipolar disorder who was not able to go to sleep before 1 am…
Once again your patient, an accountant and tax specialist, is complaining about his sleep. More nights than not he awakens at about 2 am…
May 15, 2013
Fatigue and dyspnea are two of the most common symptoms associated with advanced cancer. Fatigue is also commonly associated with cancer treatment and...
May 6, 2013
Parents of children with ADHD frequently ask whether there are nonmedication treatments that are effective for managing their children’s symptoms of...
April 24, 2013
Sleep disorders are among the most common medical complaints. To better address the problem, the NSF has launched a comprehensive free online sleep...
April 23, 2013
Shorter sleep is associated with increases in BMI in adolescents aged 14 to 18 years, especially in heavier adolescents.
March 8, 2013
Carcinoma of the epithelial lining (endometrium) of the uterine corpus is the most common female pelvic malignancy. Factors influencing its prominence...
February 12, 2013
Beyond the discovery of new disease genes, revelations about how how our microbes influence our immunity and about many new subtypes of T cells--a...
November 26, 2012
Many patients find cognitive behavioral therapy effective for management of their insomnia, but there aren’t enough clinical psychologists trained in...
November 2, 2012
What is sleep normally and what are the primary factors that regulate sleep? Understanding that the primary factors that regulate the sleep wake cycle...
July 9, 2012
Melatonin has a role in psychiatric illness and the treatment of circadian rhythm sleep disorders, insomnia, and comorbid depressive disorders.
June 13, 2012
Sleep changes associated with psychotropic drugs are common enough to justify routinely obtaining a baseline sleep diary before beginning treatment,...
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