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How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Parasomnias

How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Parasomnias

I wanted to touch briefly on sort of a catch all term that we use for a few different sleep disorder, a few different sleep disorders that we would see called parasomnias. Parasomnia basically refers to any sort of behavior that occurs during sleep that is more appropriate during the day. Sleepwalking would be the …

Does Sleep Apnea Affect Children?

Does Sleep Apnea Affect Children?

Sleep apnea in children can create things like ADHD, which it may go undiagnosed as ‘hey they need to be on medication for ADHD’ and it may be that they have sleep apnea. Some of the other things: bedwetting. A lot of kids who bed wet even after a certain age, when they’re supposed to …

Hilsen Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea

Hilsen Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea

The topic of snoring and sleep apnea can be found in the news today. I have been treating patients with these problems for over twenty years with this very special dental mouthpiece. It is custom made and very strong and comfortable. It holds the lower jaw forward during sleep and thereby opening the stairway to …

What’s the Best Position to Sleep In?

What’s the Best Position to Sleep In?

SciShow is supported by Skillshare. Right now Skillshare is offering SciShow viewers two months of unlimited access to over 20,000 classes for free. [INTRO] Every night, when you turn out your light and pull up the covers, there’s a good chance you settle into the same sleeping position. If you’re like most people, you sleep …