Posts Tagged: sleep and mindfulness

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 »

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 »

Sleepy Driving Is A Real Highway Danger

Sleepy Driving Is A Real Highway Danger

Watch More News Videos at ABC | 2012 Presidential Election | Entertainment & Celebrity News ABC’s Ron Claiborne puts himself to the test to see just how dangerous sleepy driving is. We all know how potentially dangerous texting and driving is but what most of fail to think about before we hit the wheel is,… Read more »

Sleep and Fetal Alcohol Exposure

Sleep and Fetal Alcohol Exposure

Sleep problems are common in children with FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) on both subjective and objective measures. Primarily in areas concerning for pediatric insomnia. Other associated findings observed in sleep studies include sleep disordered breathing and fragmented sleep. Because these symptoms may overlap with non-teratogenic ADHD it is advised that a clinical sleep health… Read more »