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Updated: The new Vitamin Zzz anthology seeks literary writing about sleep

December 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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. [...]

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. [...]