Monday, March 7, 2011

Neurology Now: Articles on Sleep Disorders

Editor’s Note:  Sleep disorders are a commonly reported condition among veterans of the 1991 Gulf War.

The following articles from Neurology Now, a consumer-oriented publication for the American Academy of Neurology may be of interest to Gulf War veterans and those who care for them.

A subscription to Neurology Now is free.

--Anthony Hardie


Hitting the Mattress with MS

PATUREL, AMY.  Neurology Now. 5(1):24-28, January/February 2009.  Many patients with multiple sclerosis also experience sleep disorders, including sleep-related movement disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep behavioral disorder, and narcolepsy. Sometimes MS is the cause of sleep disorders and sometimes it is a co-existing condition. Here's what you need to know about treatment.

Sleep Apnea Options

Burnett, Jim Sr.  Neurology Now. 3(5):11, September/October 2007.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Neurology Now. 3(3):46-47, May/June 2007.  Where to go for more information.


Your Questions Answered: SLEEP

Thorpy, Michael.,  Neurology Now. 3(3):38, May/June 2007.  Answers to your questions about Parkinson's, sleep drugs, attention deficit disorder, and Lyme disease.


Your Questions Answered: SLEEP APNEA

Culebras, Antonio, Neurology Now. 3(1):39, January/February 2007.  Answers on chronic pain, brain arteriovenous malformations, sleep apnea, and Parkinson's disease


Lullaby and Good Day: Autistic children improving daytime behavior through better sleep

MACREADY, NORRA, Neurology Now. 2(5):40-41, September/October 2006.


To Read, Perchance to Sleep

Edison, Robin, Neurology Now. 2(5):4, September/October 2006


Wakeup Call for Insomnia: It's time to treat fragmented sleep like the brain disorder it is

Brey, Robin L., Neurology Now. 2(4):6, July/August 2006.


Wake-up Call for a Serious Sleep Disorder

Clancy, Frank, Neurology Now. 2(3):38-39, May/June 2006.

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