Workers claim they were fired for sleep apnea, IKEA shoppers in China are awoken from naps on display furniture by local comedians, new lung pacemaker treats first-ever sleep apnea patient, 700 people in Kentucky split $500k Provigil settlement, Japan examines the relationship between insomnia and suicide; narcolepsy mom plays dodgeball to raise awareness; and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Introducing Vitamin ZZZ, Winter 2018 edition, theme “CLINICAL.” From narcolepsy to sleep studies, restless legs to sleepwalking, insomnia to jet lag, this collection of poems and personal prose captures just how insidious sleep problems can be.
Includes poetry and short prose from patients, sleep partners and loved ones, and healthcare professionals discussing a wide range of “clinical” topics and experiences, from sleep studies and hypnotic medications to witnessing sleepwalking and treating sleep apnea. [...]
Coffee naps are a trending way to refresh yourself during the day. Here's a tried-and-true method for incorporating them into your workday so you can stay alert in the afternoon, or as a recharge between odd shifts or while traveling. [...]
Only pilots, flight attendants, and regular cross-continental flyers (military, businesspeople) can claim jet lag as a sleep disorder. Otherwise, it is experienced as a temporary and self-limiting rhythmic disruption. [...]
Be mindful of sleep this coming Memorial Day weekend! [...]
Dementia can be aggravated by poor sleep, and dementia symptoms can disrupt sleep.
Light therapy can be useful for treating many of the more common circadian rhythm disorders. [...]