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Narcolepsy

A High-Fat Diet Undermines Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Here's the flipside to the story about foods that can help you sleep better: Eating a diet heavily composed of the "wrong" foods can interfere with your sleep.

Narcolepsy: What We All Should Know

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Narcolepsy can be terribly challenging, and it's critical that both the public and professionals become better informed about its signs and symptoms.

Narcolepsy Remains Misunderstood and Underdiagnosed

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

It is not normal to constantly feel sleepy or have involuntary sleep attacks after a good night's rest. While some physicians have difficulty diagnosing narcolepsy, there are many institutions around the country that are capable of providing proper testing and treatment.

'Wipeout': Narcoleptic Falls Asleep On Course

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

Narcolepsy is a real medical condition that causes people who suffer from it to fall quickly into REM sleep at inopportune times throughout the day. O...

8 Truly Bizarre Sleep Disorders

Oddee.com | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weird News

Sleep is supposed to be a peaceful time, but it's tough to relax for those who suffer from disorders like sexsomnia, in which the afflicted can have s...

Narcolepsy: Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Narcolepsy is a somewhat common sleep disorder that affects roughly 1 in 2,000 Americans. This sleep disorder usually begins in the early teens to mid...

Expert Tips For Battling Narcolepsy

Seed | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Narcolepsy is a somewhat common sleep disorder that affects roughly 1 in 2,000 Americans. Patients develop it between the ages of 15 and 25 and deal w...

Do Genes Determine Your Sleep Quality?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

I predict that we'll find future associations between genes and sleep disorders, which can help us understand why someone can get away with just four hours a night while others require nine hours.

Narcolepsy: An Autoimmune Disorder?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Although this has never been definitively proven, we now have more evidence showing that narcolepsy indeed may be blamed on a misfiring immune system.

How to Define Your Daytime Symptoms: Using the Words "Sleepy" and "Tired"

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It may not seem this way on the surface, but to a sleep doctor there's a big difference between someone feeling "tired" and someone feeling "sleepy."...

Listen: The Pain Of Living With Narcolepsy

nytimes.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

About 50,000 people have been diagnosed with narcolepsy in the U.S, but there may be as many as 2.4 million people unknowingly living with it. Narcole...

Jason Linkins

Meghan McCain: Press Lets Obama Get Away With Everything

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, the Columbia Journalism Review reported on how their bloggiest of alumni, Meghan McCain, went onto the Hannity show and straight up cal...