Is Your Cold Keeping You Up?

If you have ever had a cold you probably know the answer to this question because it is often very difficult to sleep when you are feeling under the weather. This is unfortunate since one of the things you need most when you are sick is sleep. While it might seem like...

What You Need to Know About RLS

Experts believe that the sleep of 12 million Americans may be disrupted by a sleep disorder that many are not even aware they have.  The sleep disorder, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), causes sufferers to experience an overwhelming need to move their legs or other parts...

When is Insomnia a Disorder and When is it a Symptom?

Although insomnia is the sleep disorder we are most likely to self-diagnose, it is one problem we must bring up to our doctor.  For most people, insomnia means not being able to fall asleep.  This is one of the symptoms or signs of insomnia, but it isn’t the only one....

You’ve Been Talking in Your Sleep

Although the symptoms and long term effects of talking in your sleep are significantly less impactful than those of other sleep disorders, sleep talking or somniloquy, is a sleep disorder in its own right.  One of the parasomnias, sleep talking is characterized by the...