Get Some Sleep: Adhd, Sleep Disorders Often Entwined

Sleep Disorders in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

There’s so much more to my story, Please CNN, contact me, Get my story and stop this NOW…PLEASE the additives are killing everyone who consumes them! January 10, 2011 at 05:53 | Report abuse | Reply jeff chappell I have a 12 year old boy. He displays very clear signs of ADHD, but only when he doesn’t get enough sleep. I have run into dozens of parents of ADHD, overly drugged kids who almost brag about their kids getting 6 hours of sleep a night.
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Sleep Disorders, Attention Problems Linked

A 1/3 misdiagnosis rate is enough of a reason to look more closely for sleep disorders. In those who didn’t have primary sleep disorders, just under 90% met the criteria for at least one measurable sleep problem. Researchers identified four different groups based on sleep abnormalities. They were: Group 1: Slower to get to sleep, delayed Rapid Eye Movement (REM), lower percentages of stage 2 and REM sleep; Group 2: More frequent awakenings; Group 3: Longer total sleep time, less delayed REM sleep, higher percentage of REM sleep, lower percentage of wake time; Group 4: Shortest total sleep time, highest percentage of wake time after sleep onset. Researchers concluded that doctors need to routinely screen for sleep disorders when considering an ME/CFS diagnosis, and that they should use sleep studies to identify sleep problems and tailor treatments to the specific groups. What kind of sleep problems do you have? Do you think one of the above groups describes you?
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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. However, some apnea patients may continue to have attention deficit problems after CPAP due to “anxiety, depression, or other disorders,” he says. Risk and colleagues also studied smaller groups of people with insomnia. “For those with severe insomnia, we found a high prevalence of anxiety, depression, and neuromuscular disease, such as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and neurological disorders,” he says.
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Open Up On Mental Health, Kathleen Sebelius Tells Forum In Kc

Sitcom creator plays back his youth on a The Goldbergs But few sitcoms have been more autobiographical than The Goldbergs, which draws on the childhood and high-decibel domestic life of Adam Goldberg, who grew up to be an actor, director and producer but before that, as this show reveals amusingly, was a pint-sized videographer, capturing the high jinks of his home life as a preteen with his familys shoebox-sized VHS camcorder. Sloppy oversight in Kansas on taxpayer incentives Kansans deserve a fair taxation policy enforced in the state and should expect vast improvement by the agency. It would be irresponsible although sadly par for the course when it comes to public incentives to allow the status quo to continue. By TONY RIZZO The Kansas City Star Updated: 2013-09-22T05:31:00Z By TONY RIZZO The Kansas City Star As secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius is a member of the presidents Cabinet and in charge of the federal governments efforts to improve the physical and mental well-being of Americans. All of us know someone facing behavioral health issues, she said. We need to get rid of the idea that its somebody else. Its all of us. The former Kansas governor shared her story with more than 300 people who gathered in Kansas City on Saturday to talk about better mental health care.
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New mental health Essential NU opens dialogue, explains resources

New mental health Essential NU opens dialogue, explains resources

Maddie Elkins , Reporter September 23, 2013 After an academic year that brought mental health issues at Northwestern to the forefront of campus discussions, a new required event for freshmen and transfers debuted Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The latest addition to the series of Essential NU events presented to incoming students included talks from John Dunkle, director of Counseling and Psychological Services; Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs; and Ani Ajith, Associated Student Government president. Jordan Burnham, a member of Active Minds Speakers Bureau, gave the programs featured speech. Burnham spoke of how his struggle with depression fueled his attempt to take his own life.
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Mental health concerns spread across campuses

One in four students at ISU suffer from a mental illness. Students can find help and other resources at the Student Health Services Building across from the Bone Student Center. (Jake Johnson / Staff Photographer)

I think for many kids its [college is] the first time leaving home. Its their first time being on their own, so they may be a little bit homesick; they might miss their family; they may not have the family supports in place that they would normally be able to check in with, so theres some new coping mechanisms that come into place, she said. LaTanya Scott, freshman accounting and business management major, agreed with Thomas conclusion. Thats probably true. During the beginning of the year, just being in a new place and around new people that you dont really know, its kind of hard not to be feeling some type of way.
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Best Skin Care: What’s In That Cream You’re Putting On Your Face?

Popular Japanese Skin Care Brand Arrives in the United States

This barrier prevents water from evaporating from the skin allowing the skin’s water content to rise. It actually decreases the appearance of fine lines on the face and body caused by dehydration. While petrolatum has received some bad press recently, the bottom line is that it is hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic (does not clog pores) and nonacnegenic (does not cause acne). Its major drawback is its inherent greasiness. Other options do exist, however, and some manufacturers have substituted other ingredients to replace it.
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Mark Hyman, MD

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — The Mentholatum Company , a division of Japan’s Rohto Pharmaceutical Co ., Ltd., announces the U.S. launch of its best-selling Hada Labo skin care range, Hada Labo Tokyo this fall in the U.S. Hada Labo launched in Japan in 2004 and has experienced significant growth across South East Asia, where a bottle of Clear Liquid Hydrator is sold every 2 seconds. Hada Labo Tokyo is a new generation of lightweight, deeply hydrating, anti-aging skin care promising a beautifully radiant and youthful complexion. The range features Super Hyaluronic Acid , a powerful proprietary combination of three types of hyaluronic acid for multi-layer, long-lasting moisture to effectively restore and strengthen skin’s natural hydrating ability that depletes with age and sun exposure.
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“Skin Care in the US” Now Available at Fast Market Research

As in 2011, demand for premium skin care products was responsible for skin care’s growth in 2012. Higher-income consumers responded to the improving economy and product innovation from premium skin care manufacturers by turning to premium skin care products. The recovery of the US economy and a rising stock market led to higher consumer confidence among high-income consumers. Product innovation in premium products, such as Clarins…
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Now, ‘paper-clip’ Implant To Treat High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Drugs

The ROX coupler is a small metal stent made of nitinol which when deployed, acts like a ‘paper-clip’ joining an artery and a vein together in the groin area. This allows blood to flow between the high pressure artery and the low pressure vein. The Coupler is inserted and put in place via key-hole procedure at the groin under local anaesthesia. Doctors at Glenfield Hospital, on the outskirts of Leicester, UK, used the device successfully on a 56-year-old male patient during an operation on September 16.
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Blood Pressure: How to Treat Hypertension Naturally

Exercise Regular physical activity can lower your blood pressure as much as 10 points. The current recommendations for physical activity suggest 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise five to six days per week. If you havent been active recently, start slowly and build up to this amount of exercise. Your doctor can work with you to design an activity plan that will work for you. Diet There are many ways to change your diet to reduce your blood pressure. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet is one approach to help decrease blood pressure. Following this diet can reduce blood pressure by 14 points. This diet is high in vegetables, fruits and whole grains and low in dairy and saturated fat. Decreasing your salt intake can also be helpful for some people. It can lower blood pressure as much as to 8 points. Salt should be limited to 2,300 milligrams per day. However, some people may need to reduce this further, to 1,500 mg per day. Decreasing the amount of caffeine you drink can also help lower blood pressure. Caffeine has been shown to temporarily increase your blood pressure. The long term effects of caffeine on blood pressure are unknown.
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Your blood vessels remain relaxed, lowering your overall blood pressure. Here are some examples of alpha-blockers: Cardura (doxazosin) Minipress (prazosin) High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors ACE inhibitors — angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors — are atype of high blood pressure medicine prevents your body from making angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a hormone that makes blood vessels tighten. Because ACE inhibitors lower the amount of this hormone in your body, your blood vessels remain relaxed.
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