287 Results for Sleep

  1. Run Down: A diagnosis of epilepsy forces the author to rethink her relationship to running.

    ... or seen something before. Or jamais vu, where I'd be in a familiar place but my surroundings would look unfamiliar, so I would get lost. I blamed it on the odd hours and sleep deprivation that came with being a TV news

    • Kalinoski, Stacia
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2018
  2. Energy Boost: Don't let fatigue get you down. These six strategies can help you manage it.

    ... to the mall, says Dr. Burks.iSTOCK/VGAJIC6. ADDRESS SLEEP PROBLEMS. Difficulty sleeping can exacerbate fatigue, says Dr. Burks. Start with simple techniques such as avoiding caffeine and naps late in the day. If you're ...

    • Kritz, Fran
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  3. You Ask. We Answer: What is serotonin, and how does it play a role in neurologic disorders?

    ... and between nerves. The chemical is linked to several functions, including cognition, mood, sexual behavior, pain, and the sleep-wake cycle. It is best known for helping to regulate mood; too little serotonin may cause

    • Gudesblatt, Mark MD
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017
  4. Help for Caregivers: Providing care can be exhausting, so it's important for caregivers to look after themselves, too.

    ... there. Although I was able to provide her with brief periods of respite, the sleep deprivation and constant vigilance took its toll on my mother. My dad is home now, but he still needs extra care. As I advise my mom

    • Section Editor(s): Avitzur, Orly MD, MBA, FAAN; Editor-in-Chief
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2018
  5. Contingency Plans: Make sure you're prepared when the next disaster strikes, whether it's a hurricane or the death of a caregiver.

    ... for exacerbations of their illnesses due to stress, dehydration, and lack of sleep. Others may not have access to medication or refrigeration. A disaster may interrupt medical treatment or disable lifesaving services.A ...

    • Section Editor(s): Avitzur, Orly MD, MBA, FAAN; Editor-in-Chief
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  6. Hitting the Mattress with MS

    ...Even before Glenn Scott was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), he was pounding his mattress in frustration. “I was waking up at 2 a.m. and was lucky if I could sleep until 4 a.m.,” he says. “I was living on four

    • PATUREL, AMY M.S., M.P.H.
    • Neurology Now
    • February 01, 2009