This infographic shares the impact Alzheimer's disease has on circadian rhythms, including a problem commonly referred to as sundowning. [...]
Leg movements during sleep can be characteristic of three legitimate and treatable sleep disorders: Restless Leg Syndrome, Periodic Leg Movement Disorder, and REM Behavior Disorder. [...]
Veterans, by and large, struggle with sleep, and so do their families and caregivers. Whether caused by traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, combat-related cases of sleep apnea, tinnitus, or other problems, they need our help. SHC remembers them this Veterans Day with recent links that specifically address the challenges of living with sleep problems after putting in one's time in military service. [...]
Sleep is often overlooked when we look at problems with mood swings, mental illness, cognitive problems, and memory loss... but it should be the first thing we investigate. [...]
In April, we examined the broad swath of connections linking poor sleep with the 4Ms: mood disorders, mental health, memory problems, and intellect/learning (mind). Here's a recap, #ICYMI, plus links to all other posts related to the topic at SHC. [...]
Poor sleep can lead to real health problems that truly are "all in your head." [...]
Dementia can be aggravated by poor sleep, and dementia symptoms can disrupt sleep.