Restless Legs Syndrome - The Management of a Serious Sleep Disorder

Written by Donald Saunders


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Oncerepparttar diagnosis has been established,repparttar 146594 treatment and management of restless legs syndrome can include simple lifestyle changes, dietary adjustments and activities to promote a better night's sleep. Becauserepparttar 146595 symptoms typically become more severe with fatigue or inactivity, maintaining a regular sleep schedule with a consistent bed time and waking time is extremely important. Likewise, regular exercise and limited caffeine and nicotine intake can also help limitrepparttar 146596 neurological stimulation that triggers restless legs symptoms.

Additional options for managing this condition, and other sleep disorders, include massage, yoga and guided meditation for relaxation (a good complement to regular exercise and planned activities for reducingrepparttar 146597 symptoms of restless legs syndrome) andrepparttar 146598 use of natural herbal remedies that can help trainrepparttar 146599 body to adhere to a routine sleep cycle and induce a restful and restorative night's sleep.

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Sleep Apnea - An Extremely Common and Dangerous Sleep Disorder

Written by Donald Saunders


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If you suspect that you are suffering from sleep apnea, you should seek immediate medical guidance and, if necessary, arrangerepparttar appropriate tests.

There are a variety of effective treatments available for both obstructive and central sleep apnea. Most patients benefit significantly from one or more of these treatments, which primarily involve simple behavioral adjustments like changing or modifying your sleeping position. Sufferers of mild obstructive sleep apnea as a result of persistent nasal congestion may simply require a course of decongestants, while more severe sleep apnea may needrepparttar 146593 use of an oxygen mask to stimulate consistent breathing while asleep. In severe cases of obstructive sleep apnea, certain surgical procedures can help to restore effective and consistent respiration during sleep, although sufferers should proceed down this particular route with caution, as surgery can often lead to added complications.

One important point to note is that, because ofrepparttar 146594 risk of potentially fatal respiratory arrest, sleep apnea sufferers should refrain from taking sleeping pills or artificial sleep enhancers because ofrepparttar 146595 associated respiratory dangers.

Natural sleep remedies provide an effective complement to medically prescribed treatments and can certainly help sufferers to enjoy a better night's sleep. Herbal remedies designed to improverepparttar 146596 quality and duration of sleep can assist patients in managing and even reducingrepparttar 146597 excessive daytime sleepiness otherwise brought on by sleep apnea.

Similarly,repparttar 146598 use of aromatherapy, chromatherapy and guided relaxation and meditation can help to reducerepparttar 146599 anxiety and insomnia sleep apnea patients experience as they learn to manage their sleep disorder.

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Donald Saunders is the author of a number of health related publications including: "Help Me To Sleep - A Guide To Natural Sleep Remedies", "Jet Lag - An Alternative Approach", "Shift Work Insomnia" and "The Art of Meditation - A Guide To Meditation, Breathing and Relaxation Techniques" For further details please visit Sleep Apnea


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