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. [...]
Dreams are the secret surprise inside every night of sleep but, like Forrest Gump's box of chocolates, it's hard to know what you're going to get. [...]
Insomnia is defined as struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep (as well as awaken far too early) even when there is plentiful opportunity to sleep the entire night. [...]