sleep disorders

How to get a good nights sleep

BY DURDANA ALI MALIK

Unlike what most people believe, sleeping is not just a lazy pastime. It is an active state essential for mental and physical restoration. Recent studies on sleep disorders have shown that a significant number of people of all ages fail to get a good night sleep.

And to complicate matters further (giving the rest of us sleepless nights!) at least 84 sleeping disorders have been identified, which interfere with ones quality of life and personal health. These include problems with staying awake or staying asleep with an irregular sleep-wake cycle, sleep-walking, bed-wetting, nightmares, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, snoring and sleep apnea syndrome.

Some sleep disorders are potentially fatal.Read More »How to get a good nights sleep