Archive for the ‘Insomnia’ Category
Diagnosis of insomnia
Insomnia is the reduction of the usual duration of sleep and / or the achievement of the quality of sleep with repercussions on the quality of the day tomorrow.
Type of disorder the night and day
During the night the amount of sleep is reduced by:
- difficulty falling asleep,
- nocturnal awakenings,
- An awakening too early in the morning.
Sleep is experienced as light and unrefreshing.
The next day is difficult with complaints of fatigue, drowsiness, irritability, and is often accompanied by mood disorders. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are some simple rules to sleep come more easily. You probably know some of these tips … yet does it really apply! > Avoid having too intense intellectual activity in the evening : better a bad light as a philosophical essay book. > Avoid stimulants such as tea or coffee. > Do not watch TV to bed. > Get active during the day, especially not at night. > Avoid naps in the afternoon, that is to say after 16:00. Read the rest of this entry »
There are frequently associated in Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders. Two studies found that total sleep time was reduced by 75 minutes on average in patients compared with matched controls. It was also reported a lower sleep efficiency and a doubling in frequency and duration of intra-sleep awakenings. The control system of circadian rhythms that influence rhythms of sleep, does not appear damaged in Parkinson’s disease: the rhythms of temperature and melatonin secretion are normal. However, it was shown that treatment with levodopa leads to a phase advance of melatonin secretion. Read the rest of this entry »
Much of the population to sleep more or less strong. There are simple and effective techniques that work for most small problems. With an average of 8 hours of sleep per day, you pass a third of his time in bed, that is to say almost 25 years for a full view. Yet we spend much less money for a good mattress for a good car in which we move proportionately much less time, so there are many among other sleep disorders. What is the price of a good mattress compared to a good night and a day or we are in good shape? Ultimately ca worth investing in a good mattress. Indeed it is an invest long baths, as being more rest we can work better and win more money. On the other hand saw that one sleeps better there is less time in bed. Because if you fall asleep in 15 minutes to 2 hours places, that means you win 1 hour 45 minutes per day, giving time to do other things such as a sport. Read the rest of this entry »
Insomnia is defined as the state in which a person perceives their sleep as poor or unsatisfactory, in other words when the patient is unable to benefit from the rest because too little sleep or sleep badly.
Insomnia is one of dissonnie, disorders due to alterations of rhythm, quantity and quality of sleep, as sleep apnea and hypersomnia (narcolepsy).
Another group of sleep disorders is that of parasomnias, characterized by the presence of an abnormal event during sleep and unwanted, or stages of transition between wakefulness and sleep. Parasomnias are sleepwalking, the sonniloquio (speaking while sleeping), nightmares, enuresis (involuntary urination), bruxism (teeth grinding), restless leg syndrome (involuntary movements and long legs, which prevent the ‘sleep). Read the rest of this entry »