Are you having trouble sleeping? Let’s examine the common causes of insomnia. Insomnia, which is the inability to sleep satisfactorily or to have any sleep at all, is one of the most common sleep disorders. It is characterized by restlessness, sleep interruptions, decreased sleeping time, or sometimes complete wakefulness.
When we fall ill, we are always advised to sleep, get a good night’s rest, and stay at home – if possible, stay in bed. This might not be all too difficult: after all, we often feel weak when we are ill; and we often do want to sleep when we have infections, such as […]
Persistent insomnia is a serious sleep disorder that affects millions of people in the United States. Persistent insomnia, which is sometimes called chronic insomnia, is characterized by the inability to sleep that persists for several nights. This type of sleep disorder can last for months depending on the gravity of the problem.
In recent times, pain management has developed and evolved newer and effective treatment methods. Some of the traditional techniques, which were used to lessen pain in birthing and surgery, are now being used to treat other kinds of pain symptoms. The commonly employed treatment methods include; medications, physiotherapy, radiation therapy, TENS or Transcutaneous electrical stimulations, […]
Hypobaric chambers are also known as altitude or decompression chambers. They are primarily used for training and experimental purposes. They are used during high altitude research or training to simulate the effects of high altitude such as hypoxia i.e. low oxygen and hypobaria i.e. low ambient air pressure on the body. Chambers for temperature and […]
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is used as a primary or adjunctive treatment to treat various medical and surgical conditions. It is also an effective anti-aging treatment and is also used in the treatment of sports injury. Nowadays with the availability of portable hyperbaric chambers, patients no longer need to travel long distances in order to find […]
In the United States, there are 2,500 families that weep every year after the parents find their sleeping babies dead. The pain and the trauma are just too heavy to bear, and it may take a lifetime to recover. The culprit to be blamed for these situations is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
If your New Year’s Resolution is to get more sleep, than this is perfect for you. Nap26 is a 26-minute CD that you download into your iPod or MP3 player. It uses binaural beat technology to relax the brain into sleep and wakes you up again in 26 minutes. A NASA study has proven that […]
According to recent statistics, at least 12 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a health condition that happens when one’s breathing during sleep stops for a while, usually 10 seconds or longer. Its severity is measured by the frequency of episodes per hour, 5 to 45 times per hour. Do you think you may have […]