Agony of real life 'sleeping beauty', 19, who naps 18 hours a day

Jayne Butler, of Thousand Oaks, California, will sleep for more than 18 hours a day and suffers terrifying nightmares. It's because of Kleine-Levin Syndrome which affects one in one million people.
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Abstract At birth, preterm newborns (PTNB) often require Neonatal-ICU hospitalization, which, despite being a care setting, also causes stress such as pain, sleep disturbances and wakefulness, and alterations of physiological parameters. The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of aquatic physiotherapy on pain, sleep disturbances and wakefulness, and physiological variables of PTNB in Neonatal-ICU. Pain, sleep disturbances and wakefulness, and alterations of physiological parameters were evaluated at three moments: 5 minutes before intervention, immediately after and 10 minutes after intervention. At intervention, ...
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Publication date: Available online 17 March 2019Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ping Mu, Yanhua H. HuangAbstractSleep profoundly regulates our emotional and motivational state of mind. Human brain imaging and animal model studies are providing initial insights on the underlying neural mechanisms. Here, we focus on the brain cholinergic system, including cholinergic neurons in the basal forebrain, ventral striatum, habenula, and brain stem. Although much is learned about cholinergic regulations of emotion and motivation, less is known on their interactions with sleep. Specifically, we present an anatomical framew...
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Authors: Yoon EJ, Lee JY, Nam H, Kim HJ, Jeon B, Jeong JM, Kim YK Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To identify a metabolic network reflecting neurodegeneration in patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (iRBD). METHODS: We recruited a prospective cohort comprising patients with de novo Parkinson's disease (PD) with probable REM sleep behavior disorder (PDRBD, n=21), polysomnography-confirmed iRBD patients (n=28), and age-matched healthy controls (HC) (n=24). PDRBD-related spatial covariance pattern (PDRBD-RP) were determined from 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET images of the PDRBD g...
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HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bed time routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. You could help yourself to fall asleep and get a good night ’s rest by eating this meal before bedtime. The best dinner food revealed.
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Authors: Zhang S, Zhang W, Zhou G Abstract Stroke causes disability and high mortality, while it can be prevented by increasing public awareness of risk factors. The common known risk factors are hypertension, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, smoking, alcohol consumption, low physical activity, overweight and hypercholesterolemia. However, the deep understanding of risk factors is limited. Moreover, more risk factor emerges in recent years. To further increase the awareness of risk factors for stroke prevention, this review indicates the reasonable application of antihypertensive agents according to the age-depe...
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(American Geriatrics Society) A growing number of studies suggest that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), or 'sleep-disordered breathing,' is associated with a higher risk for memory problems and for problems with thinking and making decisions. Treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a pressurized mask worn during sleep, eliminates obstructive sleep apnea. Now researchers in a new study examined whether using CPAP treatment had an effect on slowing cognitive decline.
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AbstractPurpose of ReviewIn this review, we aim to integrate the most recent research highlighting alterations in sleep slow-wave activity (SWA), and impairments in neuroplasticity in major depressive disorder (MDD) into a novel model of disorder maintenance.Recent FindingsSleep homeostasis has been shown to be impaired in MDD, with a subset of individuals also demonstrating impaired SWA. SWA is considered a marker of the homeostatic regulation of sleep, and is implicated in the downscaling of synaptic strength in the context of maintaining homeostatic plasticity. Individuals with MDD have been shown to exhibit impairments...
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