Bedwetting in Children

Bedwetting in Children

  Bedwetting in Children and How to Cope with it     Bedwetting or nocturnal  enuresis is a sleep disorder commonly seen among children. Bedwetting is a condition where the child experiences involuntary urination while sleeping at night after they are old enough to control their bladder. Bedwetting in children doesn’t usually indicate underlying medical […]

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy   Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder which causes severe daytime sleepiness. People suffering from narcolepsy experience sudden uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep. Narcolepsy usually occurs between the ages of 15 to 25, but can become apparent at any age. As the condition is often undiagnosed, it usually fails to receive treatment.   Symptoms […]

Good Sleeping Habits

Good Sleeping Habits

  Good Sleeping Habits   According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults require six to nine hours of sleep every night. Sleep deprivation or having poor sleep quality can lead to: • Decreased alertness • Poor performance • Injury during work or driving • Stress in relationships   Chronic sleep deprivation may have an underlying […]

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

  Understanding Erectile Dysfunction   What is erectile dysfunction?   Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common male sexual dysfunction. When a person regularly faces difficulty in getting or maintaining a firm enough erection to have sexual intercourse, it is termed as erectile dysfunction. It is not uncommon to have erectile dysfunction occasionally, due to stress […]

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

  Sleep apnea   Sleep apnea is a condition in which a person’s breathing can be interrupted while they are asleep. People who experience sleep apnea tend to stop breathing during their sleep which results in less oxygen reaching the brain and the rest of the body. If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to […]

World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes

World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes

  World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes   The World Health Organization is marking, World Health Day, 7th April 2016 by calling for action on Diabetes. Let’s Beat Diabetes Together! Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases which causes the person to have high blood sugar levels. It is a long-term condition and […]

Tips to Avoid Heatstroke

Tips to Avoid Heatstroke

  Tips to Avoid Heatstroke Heatstroke or sunstroke is a form of hyperthermia which causes the abnormal rise of body temperature due to over-exposure to the sun for long periods of time. Along with the rise in body temperature to critically high levels, heatstroke can also cause physical changes in the body along with permanent […]