St. John Providence Health System Sleep Disorders Centers offer evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, including, but not limited to: narcolepsy, sleep apnea syndrome, insomnia, periodic limb movements disorder, disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness, disorders of initiation and maintenance of sleep, sleep hygiene counseling and maintenance.
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Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be
With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?
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A person with narcolepsy is likely to become drowsy or to fall asleep at inappropriate times and places, and sleep attacks may occur with or without warning.
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Healthy Sleep Habits
The normal amount of sleep varies depending on the age of your child. A 2-year-old needs 10 to 12 hours a night, plus naps during the day. By age 6, a child usually has dropped naps, but still needs 10 hours at night.
Burning the Midnight Oil
If it's bedtime and you have one last task to get done, it's better to stay up and finish it than get up early to tackle the chore. According to researchers at Stanford University Medical Center, missing sleep in the morning has a greater impact on your functioning capabilities that day than staying up late the night before.