Sleep Disorder News & Research

Types Of Sleep Disorders

There is constantly new research being done surrounding snoring, sleep apnea, and other types of sleeping disorders. This new research unearths new sleep disorder information and treatments that may offer viable solutions. By staying current with sleep disorders and pertaining research, it will be easier to diagnose one’s sleeping problems.

The most common types of sleep disorders include snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia, sleep deprivation, sleepwalking, night sweats, as well as many others. Often, these types of sleep disorders are linked with each other and share similar symptoms. It is important to properly diagnose which sleep disorder you may have in order to get proper treatment. In most cases, it is best to get a professional diagnosis by a sleep doctor, or at a sleep center.

Diagnosing Your Sleeping Disorder: Many snorers may get frustrated just reading about the types of sleep disorders or the causes. However, it is important to be knowledgeable about sleep disorders if you or a loved one is at risk. We’ve created this article section to highlight new developments in the snoring and sleep apnea community. In addition to providing new insights into types of sleeping disorders, provides treatment suggestions, home remedy solutions, and reviews snoring devices. Stay tuned to the Sleep Disorders News & Research section for new findings and solutions.

Articles on Sleep Disorder News & Research

The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation: Immune System Collapse, Weight Gain, And More

Written by Manny Erlich. Posted in Health Effects of Snoring, Sleep Disorder News & Research, Snoring 101

Scientists from England and the Netherlands observe that sleep deprivation has the same effect on an individual’s immune system as extreme physical stress, and can cause a number of debilitating health problems over time.

Prior studies demonstrated a link between sleep deprivation and the development of certain health risks such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Other studies showed the immune system responding significantly better when an individual experienced adequate sleep.

Sleep Disorders And Sleep Deprivation In Teenagers: Getting Your Teen To Get More Sleep

Written by Manny Erlich. Posted in Health Effects of Snoring, Sleep Disorder News & Research, Snoring 101

Getting your Teen To Get More Sleep

Sleep disorders and sleep deprivation are serious at any age, but in teenagers the effects can be detrimental to physical and cognitive development.

Parents of teenagers know all too well the challenges of getting their teens to go to sleep at a reasonable hour and waking them in the morning. Most teenagers need about nine hours of sleep a night to maintain optimal daytime alertness. But few teenagers actually get that much sleep. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of School of Health reported that less than 10% of teenagers get the recommended nine hours of sleep they require.

Sleep Apnea Study Shows Sleep Apnea Leads To Dementia

Written by Manny Erlich. Posted in Health Effects of Snoring, Sleep Disorder News & Research, Snoring 101

If you have sleep apnea, or sleep disordered breathing you know that it’s a problem that needs to be taken seriously. Not only is sleep apnea one of the most detrimental sleep problems that can effect someone in the short term, recent studies show very serious long term cognitive effects as well.

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims that aside from diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes, sleep apnea may be one of the causes of dementia.

This link of sleep apnea and dementia can be explained through hypoxemia, which is a drop of oxygen levels in the blood, often caused by the obstruction of breathing that is the main symptom of sleep apnea.

Always Sleepy? Sleep Studies Can Help You Figure Out Your Sleep Deprivation

Written by Manny Erlich. Posted in Health Effects of Snoring, Sleep Disorder News & Research, Snoring 101

Are you always sleepy? The effects of sleep deprivation can lead to many negative consequences, especially if the reason behind it is a constant and biological condition. Don’t just live with exhaustion, participate in some Sleep Studies to identify the problem. Participating in a Sleep Study will help diagnose the reason behind your sleep deprivation by identifying sleep disorders such as narcolepsy or sleep apnea.