Posts Tagged: lack of sleep

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 »

Adverse Effects of Poor Sleep

Adverse Effects of Poor Sleep

Effects of Sleep Deprivation When adults are sleepy they yawn. When a child is sleepy they tantrum. But adult or child general processes occur with sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation has systemic effects. It can range from more permanent and serious effects leading to cognitive impairment and an inflammatory state that effects your immune system and metabolic function. Sleep… Read more »

Common Sleep Disorders By Age

Common Sleep Disorders By Age

Here we are going to breakdown what the common Sleep disorder is per age group. This is will help us get an idea of an appropriate diagnosis, give you an insight as to what may be the source of your problem, or what to watch out for as you progress in your life. We will, over… Read more »

OSA Treatments For Kids

Treatments for Pediatric OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) is one of the most sleep disorders around, even in pediatrics. The main treatment for OSA in Pediatrics is a TnA (Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy). However, it is important to note that only 2-3% of the Pediatric population has OSA, yet 10% of the Pediatric population has BPS (Benign… Read more »