Asthma and Sleep

Asthma, known medically as reactive airway disease, is a chronic lung condition that affects about 20 million Americans, according...

Epilepsy and Sleep

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder involving recurrent seizures. A seizure, also called convulsion, is a sudden change in behavior...

Alzheimer's Disease and Sleep

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a brain disorder that affects a person's thoughts, memory, speech, and ability to carry out...

Shift Work in Teens Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Circadian disruption and sleep restriction contributing factors Researchers from Sweden have uncovered an association between shift work and increased risk...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Sleep

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected, sudden death of an infant under one year of age that...

ADHD and Sleep

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a term used to describe hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and/or impulsivity. It is a common condition...

COPD and Difficulty Breathing

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term used for lung disorders such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and in...

Do I Have Excessive Sleepiness?

For people juggling family, work, and a personal life, feeling exhausted may seem like it’s just par for the...

Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Your Sleep Issues?

Sleep problems like insomnia can be caused by many different factors, including chronic pain, acid reflux, and depression.  But...

The Link Between a Lack of Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes

You know that your family medical history, along with what you eat and how much you weigh, can affect...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...