Tag Archives: Disorders

Teenage Sleeping Disorders

by Jim Surkamp There is a sleep disorder that affects between seven to ten percent of teenagers called Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, also known as DNS. Most teenagers outgrow this disorder by the time they reach young adulthood. Less then one percent of adults are believed to have DSP. Often people mistake this sleep disorder… Read More »

Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation: Phenotypes, Mechanisms, Therapeutic Options (Updates in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection)

This book aims to present a comprehensive classification of hypertensive phenotypes based on underlying target organ involvement. Particular emphasis is placed on review and assessment of clinical presentation, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and possible specific therapeutic options for each hypertension phenotype. Several of these phenotypes are well known and well described in the literature, such as prehypertension,… Read More »

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem

Clinical practice related to sleep problems and sleep disorders has been expanding rapidly in the last few years, but scientific research is not keeping pace. Sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome are three examples of very common disorders for which we have little biological information. This new book cuts across a variety of medical… Read More »

Sleep and Movement Disorders

Sleep and Movement Disorders is the second edition of a successful book that was the first of its kind. Since its publication in 2002, significant progress has been made in our understanding of motor control in sleep and the relationship between sleep and movement disorders. Each editor is an authority on the subject and has… Read More »

Children And Sleeping Disorders

by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sleep is the bodys way of re-energizing and repairing body. When the mind and body are unable to rest, they are not allowed to fully rejuvenate. Studies have shown that children who suffer from some type of sleep disorder are generally more likely to suffer behavioral and academic problems… Read More »