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What is Restless Leg Syndrome?

What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological condition that is characterized by the irresistible urge to move the legs. In order for you to be officially diagnosed with RLS, you must meet the criteria described in the four bullets...

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What is Narcolepsy: Sleep Attacks?

What is Narcolepsy? Now and then, everyone can be sleepy at times during the day for many reasons. But, if you continually experience excessive daily daytime sleepiness — sometimes expressed as tiredness, lack of energy, and/or irresistible sleepiness — you could be...

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What is Insomnia?

What is Insomnia?   It is a sleep disorder that results in a difficulty to fall and/or stay asleep. People with insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep...

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What is Sleep Apnea?

What is Sleep Apnea? During normal sleep, our airway muscles remain open permitting air to flow properly. However, with sleep apnea, the airway muscles can relax and become totally blocked resulting in diminished air flow or complete obstruction. This repetitive...

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What are Pediatric Sleep Disorders?

What are Pediatric Sleep Disorders? Children are not “little adults”. Sleep problems in children has been linked to poor school performance, bed-wetting, ADHD, weight problems, headaches, asthma and many other problems. Sleep disorders can be seen in other common...

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What are Healthy Sleep Habits?

What are Healthy Sleep Habits? Good “hygiene” is anything that helps you to have a healthy life. The idea behind sleep hygiene is the same as dental hygiene. Dental hygiene helps you stay healthy by keeping your teeth and gums clean and strong. Sleep hygiene helps you...

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