For several years, February 14 has been designated Congenital Heart Defect Day. And what better day could there be than Valentines Day, with its ever-present abundance of hearts to remind us just how important the heart is?
What does this have to do with sleep disorders? Well, directly, not much, but indirectly sleep is involved on... Read more
The stores have packed away the costumes and masks. Halloween is over for another year. This end-of-October event kicked off the fall and winter holiday season. Thanksgiving with its turkey and all the trimmings, with the pioneer costumes and horns of plenty is also packed up and behind us.
Now the department store shelves are filled up... Read more
Some people have prophetic dreams involving more widespread
disasters. Lynn Walbeck has had many dreams of the crash of
commercial planes, usually days before the crash occurred. The
dreams, however, are vague, although sometimes she knows the
continent and occasionally the country.
Lynn's most disturbing dream, however,... Read more
Do your children seem more moody, irritable or depressed than usual? Don't blame it all on adolescent angst. The cause may not be physical or mental, but electronic. Not so long ago, such behavior was blamed on sleep deprivation caused by violent TV shows or stimulating video games before bedtime.
Now new villains have raised there heads... Read more
Some sleep problems respond favorably to bright light therapy, especially light applied first thing in the morning. Delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) causes one to have trouble waking in the morning and falling to sleep at night. This disorder responds well to early morning bright light therapy. Advanced sleep phase syndrome (ASPS) reverses the... Read more