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Sleep News Special Report || Veterans Day Edition: Our vets need their sleep!

November 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 Fundamentals || K is for Kleine-Levin Syndrome, or “Sleeping Beauty” Syndrome

October 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

"Sleeping Beauty" Syndrome is characterized by abnormally extended periods of sleep with disruptions to cognition and shifts in mood. Also known as Kleine-Levin Syndrome, this sleep disorder usually happens to individuals who are otherwise physically and mentally healthy. Some theories link KLS with seizure activity, but generally, KLS patients do not have seizures while awake or during sleep. [...]