By Meir H. Kryger; foreword by Richard Gelula; introduction by Richard Gelula
Greater than 20 million girls have difficulty slumbering at evening. but sleep problems between ladies are liable to misdiagnosis and hence mistreatment. A Woman's advisor to Sleep issues is the 1st entire booklet written approximately sleep issues in ladies via a number one medical examiner within the box. Dr. Kryger presents a radical evaluation of sleep issues between ladies. He indicates find out how to confirm even if a snooze challenge is a ailment, support pinpoint motives, and what could be performed to aid. A source advisor, sleep questionnaire, and worksheet are incorporated to aid the reader--and her doctor--in comparing her .
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If you visit a nursing home during the daytime, you will often find lines of wheelchair-bound people who have nodded off. The residents of these homes seem to spend a great deal of time asleep. This may be due in part to the fact that they are not provided with enough exposure to natural sunlight, or the rooms may be poorly lit. This causes the body clock system, which is sensitive to light and helps orchestrate the sleep schedule, to malfunction. Some older people may start to sleep during the daytime and stay awake at night, or when they awaken during the night, they might start to wander.
Sometimes even a relatively small weight loss can lead to dramatic improvement in the chance for a successful pregnancy or normal menstruation; it may also help relieve sleep apnea. If weight loss can’t be achieved, an effective treatment to relieve sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure treatment (CPAP), which requires the woman to wear a mask over her nose while sleeping. The pressure delivered by the mask keeps the breathing passage open. Recent research suggests that the apnea may itself reduce the effectiveness of the hormone insulin.
I was not surprised to find out that her full-term baby was underweight at birth—only five pounds, ten ounces— and that she’d had two prior miscarriages. As I took her history, more details emerged that unfortunately illustrate how many doctors are unaware of the serious health consequences of women’s sleep disorders. She had been thirty or forty pounds overweight before her pregnancy. She had felt sleepy in the daytime for about ten years, but the sleepiness had become much more severe once her pregnancy began.
A woman's guide to sleep disorders by Meir H. Kryger; foreword by Richard Gelula; introduction by Richard Gelula