Sleep disorders are usually
classified by type, including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcoplepsy
and others. Go to this site to read
the definition about each sleep disorder.
Sleep disorders are also
associated with individuals who have been diagnosed as
autistic. You will find articles online about moms and
their home remedies for helping their autistic children
sleep. Some use massage,
tickling and bear hugs or learning time to focus the brain
for a good night's rest.
Another helpful remedy is the
use of sensory integration products such as Sensory Swings or
The Floating Bed. See pictures on the right.
"Sleep is absolutely
essential for normal, healthy function. Scientists and medical
professionals do not fully understand this complicated,
necessary, physiological phenomenon.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders
and Stroke, about 40 million people in the United States suffer
from chronic long-term sleep disorders each year and an
additional 20 million people suffer occasional sleep problems....."
"One-third of all adult
Americans--about 50 million people--complain about their sleep.
Some sleep too little, some fitfully, and some too much.
Although one-third of our lives is spent asleep, most of us
don't know much about sleep, not even our own. We don't even
know exactly why we sleep, other than--like an overnight battery
recharge--sleep promotes daytime alertness. Sleep problems
profoundly disturb both sleeping and waking life. What is the
significance of these problems and what can be done about them?
Recent scientific research is beginning to provide some of the
article explains restless sleep and autism.
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integration with this amazing floating bed!
these amazing sensory therapy swings!
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