Recent Sleep Articles
Chronic Insomnia is a common complaint, and most of us have transient insomnia from time to time. But chronic insomnia robs us of quality of life and job performance. For many years, sleep physicians at the RNI have known that
Environmental sleep disorders include any sleep disturbances that are caused by conditions related to one’s external surroundings. These disturbances may include noise such as that of a crying baby or music emanating from the apartment next door, movement caused by
A new study titled “Better Quality Sleep Promotes Daytime Physical Activity in Patients with Chronic Pain? A Multilevel Analysis of the Within-Person Relationship” indicates that sufferers of chronic pain can help to maintain their physical mobility by improving the quality
Individuals with a Sleep-Breathing Disorder May be Impacting Neurons Responsible for Keeping Heart Rate Low
Among the numerous tasks performed by the human brainstem, one of the most vital is that of regulating the body’s cardiovascular system, which relies on neurons based in the brainstem to maintain a low resting heart rate. According to a
Do you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep? You’re not alone. Nearly one in three Americans suffers from insomnia. Chronic sleep deprivation can cause myriad side effects from difficulty concentrating to depression, and a recent study suggests that there
There’s nothing worse than not being able to sleep. Whether you have difficulty going to sleep in the first place or routinely wake up in the middle of the night, unable to fall back asleep, the end result is the
High blood sugar can be a warning sign that a patient is actually suffering from some sort of sleep disorder. Sleep disorders can be caused by other disorders as well. Whether this cause is something as straightforward as obesity with
No patient has been more candid about her feelings about RNI than this woman. She came to RNI for acute back pain that flared up on vacation away from Kansas City. It made her suddenly unable to walk anywhere, shop,
Studying electronic medical records for its patients, and particularly sleep study patients who had also been diagnosed with lumbar radiculopathy (discs impinging nerves), Rowe Neurology Institute researchers uncovered a link between lumbar problems and restless leg syndrome (RLS), as well as increased sleep disturbances.
Steven Brill writes in Time Magazine that hospital profit margins are extraordinarily high for supposedly non-profit institutions, and are largely responsible for the rising health care costs in the United States.