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Narcolepsy Sleep Disorder | 1 Minute Read

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Wed, Jul 29, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder defined as recurrent attacks of daytime sleepiness. It is a chronic neurological condition caused by the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. The condition usually occurs with a triad of:

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Topics: sleep difficulty

Not Sleeping Well? 4 Facts to help you sleep better

Posted by Jason Maude on Wed, Jul 22, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

Sleep is a truly fascinating subject for health and wellbeing. Up until the 1920’s, we thought the that brains simply switched off during sleep and rebooted when we awoke. Although we now know it’s a lot more complex than that, there are still many questions being asked when it comes to what we do in the land of nod. Understanding the way we sleep can help you greatly when it comes to having enough energy in the day and feeling rested. We’ve put together and condensed some of the most interesting facts known about sleep to help you get to grips with your own sleeping habits. There is of course, a lot more information out there, and we’re only touching on everything with these 4 facts, but have a read and start improving the quality of your sleep.

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Topics: symptom checker, sleep difficulty

Symptom Information: Insomnia

Posted by Dawn Bonsor on Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:51 PM

Symptom:

Insomnia:  Other names: sleeplessness, hyposomnia, insomniac, wakefulness, sleep difficulty, dyssomnia, difficulty in sleeping, sleep deprivation, sleep disturbance.

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Topics: symptom checker, diagnose me, differential diagnosis tool, insomnia, sleeplessness, sleep difficulty, sleep disturbance

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