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...

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...

Dementia and Sleep

Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia are characterized by frequent sleep disturbance, both for those diagnosed and their caregivers. In...

Year-Round and Seasonal Allergies – Treatment

Treatment of allergic rhinitis (allergies) begins with a diagnosis of allergies. A history and physical examination is the first...

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...

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...