Lack of sleep can effect the functioning of a person as well as carers. There are many factors that can effect sleep patterns for people on the Autism Spectrum and LD. This article is a collection of advice and strategies from a variety of sources. Sleep associations These are the mind and bodys way of telling us when it is time to sleep. Each of us has there own associations e.g lights on/off, cocoa before bed etc.. Often how we go to sleep […]

You’re or someone you know having symptoms of the sleep disorder known as Sleep Apnea? However, it is all too popular for people who suffer from this disorder to be unaware of the symptoms, and because of this the issue can potentially become fatal for those who do not seek treatment. First, you need to know the definition of what sleep apnea is. This sleep disorder affects the breathing process as well as the good quality of REM sleep. When […]

The most prescribed drug in 2010 was for pain. According to IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, there were 131.2 million prescriptions for Vicodin. Pain affects 20%-30% of American adults and is twice as common in women. The second most prescribed drug was Zocor (94.1 million prescriptions), which is prescribed for high cholesterol. Approximately 36 million Americans have cholesterol high enough to more than double their risk of heart disease and stroke. Finally, the third most prescribed drug was Prinivil (87.4 […]

How to fall asleep as soon as your head touches the pillow. By Dennis Fisher. You often hear people say they are able to fall asleep as soon as their head touches the pillow.  Is this just an empty boast, or is it really possible to do this? If you suffer from insomnia and have trouble sleeping night, this could be a useful trick to learn.  It actual fact it is not a trick, it’s a skill.  It’s a skill […]

Are you getting enough quality sleep everyday? Are you feeling restless while you are sleeping, keep tossing and turning in the middle of the night and unable to go back to sleep? Awaken feeling not fresh and even sleepier than ever before, feeling so tired and fatigue. Millions of American suffering from sleep deprivation. Most experts recommend 7 to 9 hours for adult, and up to 10 hours for adolescents and teens per night. Although, of course, it’s not easy […]

One of the mysteries of science has been an explanation of why we spend about a third of our lives asleep. Recent research is beginning to provide answers as researchers believe sleep helps consolidate memories, fixing them in the brain so we can retrieve them later. Additional research suggests that sleep also seems to reorganize memories, picking out the emotional details and reconfiguring the memories to help you produce new and creative ideas. These explanations are discussed in an article […]

<!– p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 19.0px; font: 13.0px Verdana} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 19.0px; font: 13.0px Verdana; min-height: 16.0px} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana; min-height: 15.0px} ul.ul1 {list-style-type: disc} –> It is always a good idea to get a good night’s rest. Getting a healthy night of sleep will ensure that you are more ready to meet […]

  Five years ago I quit a cocktail of sleeping pills and anxiety medications and felt my world implode. I’ve had 34 surgeries on my spine and legs and thought I was strong. But I was not prepared for the horrific withdrawals from these medications. For many months I questioned my sanity without any belief that I could regain my cognitive function or normal sleep patterns. I am a writer and I lost that magical connection to the written word. […]

Tips on How to Make Yourself Fall Asleep Do you ever find yourself lying wide awake at night only to start getting nervous and upset that you won’t be getting ANY sleep at night? Many people go through this and in all actuality; many people are bringing it onto themselves. Of course no one aims to deprive themselves of sleep but, in all actuality, it is the individual who is keeping themselves awake due to anxieties. In this article I […]

It is essential that each and every person has a good night sleep for atleast seven to nine hours so that he or she will wake up the next morning with a lot of fresh energy that will in turn determine the mood for the whole of the succeeding day. In this fast-paced world where people run ahead of time to achieve their preset goals and appear to be under severe stress, it has become more and more difficult to […]

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