Posts Tagged: sleep walking

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 »

Women And Sleep

Women And Sleep

Catch Me If You Can:  How Sleep Is Eluding Women   Whoever coined the phrase, “Sleeping like a baby” was surely not a mother!  Women are busier than ever and research has shown they are far more likely to report sleep problems than men, the most common being insomnia.  There are a number of factors,… Read more »

Teens And Sleep

Teens And Sleep

  According to the National Sleep Foundation: – Biological sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence — meaning it may natural to not be able to fall asleep before 11:00 pm. – Teens need about 9 1/4 hours of sleep each night to function best (for some, 8 1/2… Read more »

Sleep And Pregnancy

Sleep And Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Sleep Sleep problems in pregnancy are common and may affect pregnancy. Some more common disorders include Restless legs syndrome, Shorter sleep duration, Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Some of these may be associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and pregnancy-induced hypertension. Approximately one-third of pregnant women may report some type… Read more »