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.
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.
A Journal Promotes Sleep
Try beating insomnia by keeping a notebook near your bed, says the Better Sleep Council. Before going to sleep, write down your worries, the tasks you must complete the next day and anything else in your thoughts. Doing this will help you forget about your concerns until the morning, which should help you sleep better.