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. [...]
Manuscript submissions for the Vitamin Zzz anthology should come from people seeking to share sleep health information or personal experiences with diagnosed sleep disorders or related problems, people suffering from unexplained or undiagnosed sleep disorders, and caregivers concerned about the sleep disorders and problems of their patients.
All perspectives are sought and welcomed: humorous, clinical, personal, spiritual, political, fantastic, familial, experimental. [...]
Call for submissions for Vitamin Zzz SLEEPYHEADCENTRAL seeks submissions for a special “VitaminZzz” series on the topic of “SLEEP” for publication [...]
Vitamin Zzz is our new section devoted to creative writing on the topic of sleep and dreams. SHC will run one post monthly which features a mix of work from various authors, [...]
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. [...]
Snoring, sleep apnea and sleep paralysis are common ways in which sleep can be disturbed. [...]
Troubled sleep isn't necessarily an insomniac condition... anxiety, bad habits, poor sleeping environments and emotional problems caused by trauma can result in sleep fragmentation. [...]