Narcolepsy

Nocturnal Eating Syndrome – A Food Related Sleep Disorder

Nocturnal Eating Syndrome – A Food Related Sleep Disorder Nocturnal eating syndrome is a sleep disorder that is more common in women than men. It is one of two eating disorders that are related to sleep. The other is called sleep-related food disorder. Nocturnal eating syndrome and sleep-related food disorder are parasomnias Nocturnal eating syndrome …

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What You Should Know Before Taking Adderall

What You Should Know Before Taking Adderall Adderall is a pharmaceutical stimulant amphetamine used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. While the exact mechanism of Adderall is unknown, it is believed that Adderall works by blocking the reuptake of dopamine and norepinephrine into the presynaptic neuron and reverses the reuptake mechanism, turning it into …

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Understanding Insomnia

Understanding Insomnia Sleep disorders are part of a broad category encompassing a variety of conditions that affect sleep. Insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome are the most common, but sleep disorders also include sleep walking, hypersomnia, and night terrors. There isn’t enough space to provide an in- depth explanation for each, so starting with …

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