Essays Tagged: "Sleep disorder"

Circadian Rhythms

circadian rhythms alone. I will measure them all by time. What time they eat, what time they become sleepy, etc.How will you assign your subject to the experimental and control groups?The first three ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sleep Disorders, More Than A Nuisance.

Sleep Disorders: More Than A NuisanceMany Americans suffer from common sleep disorders that interfer ... disorders that interfere with their daily activities throughout life. Once diagnosed with a certain sleep disorder, patients want to know what treatments, if any, are available for their condition. Sl ... r condition. Sleep disorders can sometimes be fatal to someone if not treated. Overall, any type of sleep disorder is not a pleasant experience, even if it is only short-term. Everyone would love to h ...

(16 pages) 156 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The correlation between sleep patterns and learning patterns of children.

"Sleep, Neurobehavioral Functioning, and Behavior Problems in School-Age Children"Avi Sadeh, Reut Gru ... havior Problems in School-Age Children"Avi Sadeh, Reut Gruber, and Amiran Raviv wrote the article, "Sleep, Neurobehavioral Functioning, and Behavior Problems in School-Age Children," in 2000, which ma ... 405-417. The article was written about a study conducted in order explore the associations between sleep and neurobehavioral functioning (NBF) in everyday children of the school age using objective m ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay is about what happens when you sleep. It explains the different parts of sleep and some sleeping disorders

In about the 1950s, most people thought of sleep as a passive, inactive part of our daily lives. Now we know that our brains are very active wh ... ve, inactive part of our daily lives. Now we know that our brains are very active when were asleep. Sleep affects us in many ways, that we are just beginning to understand. For instance, it affects ho ... so affects our physical and mental health. In these next few paragraphs, I will talk about how much sleep we need, and what happens to our brain when we sleep.The amount of sleep someone gets depends ...

(5 pages) 137 0 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Human Factors & ergonomics- effects of night work and shift work

Night work effects 2The human body and mind are meant to sleep at night and be active during day light . Some workers can adapt to working continually during ... bers of people are being asked to work at night. The body may acclimatize if one works by night and sleeps by day regularly and consistently. However for many, night work is an irregular part of their ... vantages. Each shift allows the family at least one meal together and also provides time for enough sleep for persons working the early and late day shifts. (Kroemer & Grandjean,1997). Some organi ...

(17 pages) 235 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is Fibromyalgia

What is Fibromyalgia?Millions around the world suffer from serious muscle pain, lack of sleep, anxiety, fatigue and several other symptoms, these people suffer from a disease called fibrom ... t that fibromyalgia may be linked in brain chemicals which control mood, and can cause an unrestful sleep cycle. This may also be due to an imbalance of hormones that are released by pituitary that ca ... consists of mood swings, and lead to depression or anxiety. Other symptoms that are common include: sleeping problems, waking up feeling tired, fatigue that interferes with daily activity, morning sti ...

(8 pages) 75 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Depression

re people have an inability to feel pleasure or take an interest in life. The condition may lead to sleep problems, agitation, and difficulty concentrating. Some depressed people are physically depres ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Insomnia.

Sleep is an important part of our lives, we need it to restore our physical and mental well-being. O ... physical and mental well-being. Our bodies have an internal, natural clock which promotes a regular sleep cycle but when this cycle is disturbed, this is where the person experiences insomnia. The def ... xperiences insomnia. The definition of insomnia is, the difficulty in initiating and/or maintaining sleep. Almost everyone has experieneced some insomnia in their lifetime, it is often caused by stres ...

(2 pages) 56 1 3.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diet: Another Four Letter Word.

ears of age and have a few preexisting health concerns: arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic migraines, sleep disorder, and irritable bowel and bladder syndrome, which have manifested within the past four ...

(4 pages) 95 1 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Essay on Sleep

Sleep is defined as the regular state of natural rest observed in all mammals, birds and fish. Sleep ... voluntary body movement and decreased awareness of the surroundings. But, what is the importance of sleeping? What purposes does it serve besides time for the body to be inactive? Some experts believe ... brain figures out problems, arranges data, and restores chemical imbalances within the body. After sleeping material learned the day before is better understood and retained. During sleep the brain p ...

(2 pages) 60 2 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Night terrors

gle with the fears of a nightmare, imagine a more complex form. To see your child awaken soon after sleep has set in and physically experience a terrifying aspect of sleep can be far more disturbing. ... lly experience a terrifying aspect of sleep can be far more disturbing. Night Terrors are a dynamic sleep disorder experienced in the early hours of sleep. To understand this disorder we must first lo ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder with no known cause. The most frequent effect of narcolepsy is constant and overpower ... onstant and overpowering sleepiness during the daytime, even after a sufficient amount of nighttime sleep. Usually a person with narcolepsy falls asleep inappropriate times and places. More than 1 in ... auses a person to not receive the full amount of proper rest they need because of the amount of REM sleep they require decreases. REM sleep is the rapid-eye movement sleep. In this time period brain w ...

(3 pages) 29 1 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Fat Woman From Mars

I love sleep! I love it in all its forms and shapes. The feeling experienced when you slump down in a warm ... ur troubles and worries dissipate into the warm abyss is short of bliss. I am what you might call a sleep addict.I have always resented the fact that I was born with both the procrastinator and the sl ... traits into one person just like you would never mix school with summer. Nevertheless, here I am a sleep-starved kid with work that always evades me for weeks on end only to re-emerge at the last pos ...

(2 pages) 295 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Insomnia

To Inform Specific Purpose: Insomnia- A sleeping disorder Insomnia (Introduction) Capture I. Have you ever spent your night ... I. Have you ever spent your nights tossing and turning, wondering if you'll get any sleep.A. Do you have difficulty falling asleep? B. Do you wake up in the middle of the night and hav ... ulty falling asleep? B. Do you wake up in the middle of the night and have difficulty falling back asleep? Motivate II. Each of you could have a better night sleep. A. You wil ...

(1 pages) 342 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Insomnia

In the United States today, there are many people who deal with some sort of sleeping disorder. One of these main sleeping disorders is Insomnia. There are many different causes ... e treatments are medication, therapy, restriction, and reconditioning. There also can be changes in sleep behaviors. National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that insomnia is difficulty falli ... difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back to sleep, waking up too early in the morning, and unrefreshing sleep. (NIH 1). According to Columbia En ...

(18 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Insomnia

Insomnia is characterized by an inability to sleep and/or to be incapable of remaining asleep for a reasonable period. Insomniacs typically compl ... tomachache.There are three symptoms commonly shown by people who have insomnia: difficulty falling asleep, no problem falling asleep but difficulty staying asleep with many awakenings, and waking up t ... ling asleep but difficulty staying asleep with many awakenings, and waking up too early. Difficulty sleeping at night may be related with the following daytime symptoms: sleepiness, anxiety, impaired ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The thing they carried

ns and maps were nothing compared to the things carried out of the Army. The images of dead bodies, sleep disorder and deadly toxins in my blood stream are constant reminders that life is full of choi ... p to Vietnam. What extra will I pick up in twenty years? The human body requires only four hours of sleep a day to be fully functional. The Army is firm believer in this fact. This fact must have been ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Cause & Effect

Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deprivation In most causes the average adult needs between seven to eight hours of sleep per n ... per night. People who are well rested feel alert and do not have the urge to take a nap.What causes sleep deprivation? Excessive worry and depression is a main cause for sleep deprivation. Working at ... night or traveling between time zones also makes it very difficult to get in any kind of healthily sleep routine. A medical illness causing pain or difficulty breathing is a problem for many people.O ...

(1 pages) 57 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Emtvssleep

Lamberg, Lynne. The Journal of the American Medical Association, Long Hours, Little Sleep: Bad Medicine for Physicians-in-Training? January 16, 2002-Vol. 287, No. 3 This articl ... 2-Vol. 287, No. 3 This article discusses the amount of time physicians-in-training work and sleep. A nationwide study has been proposed to test the impact that lack of sleep may have on the fr ... frequency and severity of medical errors. The hypothesis states that long hours of work and little sleep jeopardize both the physicians' health and the safety of their patients. This study cam ...

(2 pages) 333 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Apnea

means "without breath." There are three types of apnea: central, mixed, and obstructive. In central sleep apnea, the brain centers responsible for breathing fail to send messages to the breathing musc ... the breathing muscles. In mixed sleep apnea, there is a combination of both obstructive and central sleep apneas, and of the three,obstructive is the most common. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases