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How Do I Choose the Best sleep Disorder clinic?

A: A sleep disorder clinic is a specialist facility dealing in a wide range of conditions which relate to sleep, particularly those which affect breathing. Some of the factors for choosing the best sleep disorder clinic are the same as with any medical facility. However, there are also some specific issues to look out for. If the patient is a child, you should strongly consider choosing a clinic which specializes in child patients. Such a clinic would have experienced staff who can deal with the way many children may be frightened or unsettled by the treatment. You may also want to look for a

How Do I Choose the Best sleep disorders Center?

A: Patients who have difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep are often referred to a sleep disorders center. At the center, doctors and technologists work with the patient to define the exact cause of the sleep related problem. As part of the diagnostic process, patients are often required to sleep at the center. A series of monitors are connected to the patient, and they are recorded and observed during the night. The qualifications of the staff, equipment, association with local hospitals, and reputation are all important items to review when choosing the best sleep disorders center....

What is this sleep disorder?

A: http://www.medhelp.org/forums/neuro/archive/2409.html I used to get the same symptom that you describe. I have never found the cause. I did later get diagnosed with sleep apnea which is a condition where your airway relaxes and closes when you fall into deep sleep. That being said, I do not know if the sudden waking, shock like symptom was tied to my sleep apnea or not. You should talk to your doctor and possibly have a sleep study done to evaluate your sleep and look for sleep disorders. Best of luck to you! It seems serious. Visit your doctor. sleep Paralysis. Don''t panic U''ll make it...


What Is REM sleep Disorder?

A: Most individuals experience a deep state of sleep, known as rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, in which dreams occur, the eyes move quickly, and brain activity temporarily paralyzes voluntary muscles. The brains of people who suffer from REM sleep disorder do not effectively signal the nightly paralysis of muscles, often resulting in spasms, thrashing of the legs and arms, and even acting out vivid dreams. Individuals pose a risk to themselves and others due to their violent movements, and many afflicted people experience physical symptoms from not getting enough rest. Doctors can help people with REM sleep disorder by carefully monitoring their symptoms and prescribing medication to help them...

Do I have a sleeping disorder as I seem to be experiencing symptoms of sleep deprivation or is there something else wrong?

A: It is difficult to make any firm conclusion from what you say, particularly without knowing your medical history or whether you have stress in your life, or why you waken up during the night. Because everybody is different with regard to how much sleep we each need and how we actually behave when we are asleep. You say you have six hours sleep on average on good nights and on other nights you get even less so clearly you are getting far less sleep than AN AVERAGE PERSON needs. So the first issue in any analysing of you is whether you yourself are getting insufficient sleep for your own specific needs as a human being. sleep experts today...


sleep Disorder?

A: I"ll help insofar as I can, Alyssa. While we know a lot about dreams we can"t say what they"re for (though there are several reasonable theories), and we know absolutely nothing about interpreting the content. Several factors are known to increase dreaming but I don"t know of any that reduce them. It"s likely more a matter of controlling the waking during the dream than of reducing the dreams themselves. The best explanation and management will come from a sleep clinic. Here you simply sleep over a night or two while your head is instrumented (painless recording sensors are attached to the surface). They may call for a neurological workup, which will require a referral from your or their doctor. To find...


Do I have a sleeping disorder?

A: Have you considered going to a sleep clinic? We can all, here, take stabs and guesses at what is going on with your sleeping patterns but without more information and more knowledge on the area all it will be is guesses. Talk to your parents about getting you into a sleep clinic so they can study your sleeping and possibly figure out what the true problem is. Once the problem is discovered a Dr can go over it with you and help you find safe ways of dealing with it so you can get the sleep you need to be active during the day. You probably should see your doctor to have him do a complete evaluation of you. It may be...


What is the scientific name for snoring, a sleep disorder ?

A: Apnea. Apnea sleep apnea. sleep apnea? there is sleep apnea, which is slightly different Obstructive sleep Apnea. "When loud snoring is interrupted by frequent episodes of totally obstructed breathing, it is known as obstructive sleep apnea." sleep Apnea Not all snoring is caused by obstructive sleep apnea, but that is the most common cause of really loud snoring. It is a serious disorder which can cause heart damage and eventually kill the snorer. Anyone who snores a lot should get a sleep study done, as apnea is easily treated by the use of a CPAP machine, but these have to be...


sleep Disorder Centres in Greece?

A: ***caseycat*** said: 1 Hi, I Googled ''sleep disorders clinic, Greece'' and came up with two places for you: the University Hospital in Patras, and the Evanglismos Hospital at the University of Athens. If neither of them are near your mother, I would suggest calling either, as they should know of any other sleep disorder centers in your country. Your mother''s doctor might also be able to give you a referral. I hope this helps! Katherine PS. Is that your kitty in your avatar? Cool picture! Sign in to report abuse...


sleep disorder, any natural remedies?

A: In My oppinion. you should: Close your eyes lightly. Watch tv so that your eyes get tired. make sure that you''ve gotten all the energy out of you before going to bed. (Isuggest that you play hard and have as much fun as possible) all of those should in fact help a little. Try drinking warm milk b4 bed. -Take a glass of milk, sweetened with honey (with or without a pinch of nutmeg) every night half an hour before bedtime. -Take a hot bath or shower at bedtime which will promote sound sleep. -Practice relaxation exercises shortly before bedtime. For more details see below source: take a hot bath for 15 min. before you go to bed and drink some chamiloe tea (which is soothing). ? Try taking a hot shower before trying to go to bed. Have some carbs...

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