Posts Tagged: insomnia symptoms

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Why is sleep health important for Workplace Safety and Occupational Medicine? Did you know… FACT: Fatigued workers are 70% more likely to be involved in workplace accidents. FACT: Sleep-related fatigue costs business $150 billion a year in medical costs, absenteeism, workplace accidents, and lost productivity. FACT: Presenteeism (attending work while sick), accidents, poor judgment and… Read more »

WASO The Owl

WASO The Owl

The true star of Paradise Sleep Children’s Books Series is WASO the owl.   WASO (Wake After Sleep Onset). This is what parents complain about most. Parents commonly eventually get their kids to sleep, but they wake up and come back to parents room, do things around the house, etc… This is why WASO is… Read more »

Insomnia

Insomnia

What is Insomnia? The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) states: Insomnia is defined as the subjective perception of difficulty with sleep initiation, duration, consolidation, or quality that occurs despite adequate opportunity for sleep, and that results in some form of daytime impairment. — That’s a long definition. In simple terms, Insomnia is difficulty sleeping despite… Read more »

What Parents Know About Sleep

What Parents Know About Sleep

What parents know and don’t know about sleep! In 2011 Dr. Judith Owens conducted a survey to examine parental knowledge about beliefs about healthy sleep. It was directed for parents of children from 3 months to 12 years of age. In her findings, nearly half the parents reported that children did not have consistent bedtimes… Read more »

Sleep and Headaches

Sleep and Headaches

Sleep and Headaches is a complex relationship including associations with RLS, OSA, Insomnia, and Hypnic Headaches (Poceta et al 2008). “Because children with migraine headaches have a high prevalence of sleep disturbances, they should all be evaluated for the presence of sleep problems” (Isik et al 2006). Polysomnogram Findings in Headaches include: Sleep disorder breathing,… Read more »