ADHD: Treatment

The most common treatment for ADHD is medication, with stimulant medications prescribed most often. These do not cure ADHD...

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...

Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks and destroys myelin, a membrane that...

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...

Epilepsy and Sleep

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

Year-Round and Seasonal Allergies – Symptoms

Symptoms of allergic rhinitis (allergies) include: nasal congestion sore throat coughing sneezing runny nose headache Allergic rhinitis is sometimes associated with itchy, watery eyes (allergic conjunctivitis)...

Asthma and Sleep

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

Sleep and Heart Disease: Are You at Risk?

Sleep-deprived women are at greater risk for developing heart disease than men. Women who slept five hours or less...

COPD and Difficulty Breathing

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

Poor Sleep Linked to PTSD after Heart Attack

Clinicians have long speculated that poor sleep may be a mechanism involved in the higher risk of further cardiac...

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...