Why do We Snore? How Do We Stop?

What Is Snoring? Snoring is a condition in which a person emits a sound from their nasal passageways during the deep stages of sleep. Why Does It Happen? When a person is awake and immersed in their daily routine their air passage supports the Tongue, Soft Palate and Uvula together, making them stand stiff. When…

Hallucinations

Hallucinations are visions which appear real but are created by your mind like an illusion and can affect all five of your senses. For instance, you might hear a voice or see something that no one else in the room can. These symptoms may be caused by mental illness, the side effects of certain medications,…

What causes nightmares? How to get rid of nightmares?

What are Nightmares? Nightmares are vividly realistic, scary dreams that jolt a person awake from deep sleep. They tend to make a person’s heart pound and sweat from fear. Nightmares tend to occur most often during Rapid Eye Movement(REM) sleep. REM is when majority of a person’s dreaming takes place. Periods of REM sleep become gradually longer as the night prevails;…

Teeth Grinding in Children

Teeth grinding is the clenching or grinding of teeth medically known as Bruxism. Individuals suffering from bruxism may grind their teeth unintentionally any time during the day. Teeth’s grinding during the night is known as Sleep Bruxism.   Why Do Children Grind Their Teeth? Teeth grinding or Bruxism is not just confined to adults, it…

Somniphobia

Sleep is one of the basic needs for a human body. It is just as important as eating, drinking and breathing. There is no one who does not wish to have a comfortable and relaxing sleep. Importance of having a good night’s sleep can be judged from the kind of irritation and exhaustion one may…

Surgery to Cure Snoring

Snoring is a condition in which a person tends to make some sort of noises while in the deep stages of sleep. It is caused due to the relaxation of the airways that in turn reduces the size of the airways, making it narrower. So when a person breathes in or breathes out, the air…

Does Snoring Cause High Blood Pressure?

Yes. Snoring can in fact lead to High Blood Pressure. This is mostly due the close link of snoring with Sleep Apnea which is one of the leading factors in causing Stress, Hypertension and High Blood Pressure. Snoring is the sound emitted when a person is in the deep stages of sleep. Snoring takes place…

Sexomania

What is Sexomania? Sexomania is a newly term in our modern society and under thorough research and consideration has been proven to be a psychological disorder. Sexomania or sleep sex is a condition in which a person engages in sexual activities while still being asleep. The severity of this condition can vary from troublesome moaning…

What Is Restless Leg Syndrome?

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder associated with strange pulling, throbbing, creeping, or other unpleasant and uncomfortable sensations in the legs. Moreover, there is a tendency of feeling an uncontrollable or overwhelming urge to move them. A person starts feeling the symptoms during the night when they are sleeping and the discomfort can…

Restless Leg Syndrome in Children

What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome also known as RLS is a neurological disorder in which a person feels a strong urge to move their legs which does not go away until they comply. It is experienced mostly during the time a person is sleeping, however it can also be experienced during routine…