Sleep Disorders, Attention Problems Linked

After CPAP treatments, the participants’ daytime sleepiness score improved. Average scores dropped from a 12 to around 3 on a scale of 0-24, with 24 being the most severe rating. The same group reported improvement in attention deficit scores from 17 to a score of 10, a significant change according to the researchers. In addition, nine of the 16 patients with possible or probable attention deficit disorder, based on having moderate to severe attention deficits scores, improved their attention scores after CPAP. In an interview with WebMD, Risk says sleep apnea is “highly correlated” with attention deficit disorder and that treating apnea can improve attention deficit.
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Sleeping disorders affect work of police officers

But if you’ve got a problem sleeper (or two) in your house, there are ways to help everyone, including the parents, get a good night’s sleep and feel alert and productive the next day. Are There Different Types of Sleep Problems in Children? Sleep problems are classified into two major categories. The first is dyssomnias.
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Sleep Disorders in Children

sure recipe for disaster. Duh. December 21, 2011 at 01:06 | Report abuse | Reply Myto Senseworth Changes in a human’s biological clock is one of the causes. They need fixed shifts. I know when I travel a lot and change time zones arround the world, I find it hard to sleep and hard to stay awake…..I wonder how much was spent to study something the rest of us already know??? December 21, 2011 at 09:59 | Report abuse | Reply Myto Senseworth December 21, 2011 at 09:59 | Report abuse | Reply Katie What a dumb article…
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