Evidence shows strong support for prescribing pramipexole, rotigotine, cabergoline, or gabapentin enacarbil to treat adults with restless legs syndrome symptoms.
Patients who experience nocturia, or frequent urination during the night, may have increased mortality rates.
The USPSTF gave existing evidence an "I" recommendation.
Patients presenting with depression should be evaluated for sleep disorders.
Hyperarousal is linked to an increased likelihood of a patient using prescription sleep aids.
No adverse stress reactions or long-term effects on parent-child attachment were noted.
The sleep concerns of female patients are often diagnosed as depression rather than obstructive sleep apnea, leading to increased risks for certain diseases.
Patients who are sedentary, obese, or smokers have an increased risk of developing restless leg syndrome.
Young adults with sleep problems have increased risks of developing chronic pain and experiencing worsening in pain severity.
Understanding the link between vitamin D deficiency and obstructive sleep apnea can be challenging.
The CPAP group had a larger decrease in HbA1c levels after 6 months.
Although people who sleepwalk may injure themselves, they often do not feel pain until they are awake.
The Mallampati score is a simple, quick test that can be a good predictor of obstructive sleep apnea.
Look for symptoms like headaches, daytime sleepiness, and forgetfulness when diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
Insomnia can be treated via nonprescription medications and modalities.
Incident atrial fibrillation in older men can be predicted by central sleep apnea but not by obstructive apnea or hypoxemia.
For patients who are gaining weight seemingly without cause, consider sleep-related eating disorders for a diagnosis.
Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.
The use of sleep apps is growing among patients, but the data they provide may not be reliable.
Dose-response association, with 1.5-fold increase among those sleeping less than five hours
Teaching patients to practice good sleep hygiene can help them get the correct amount of sleep.
A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.
Whether to prescribe psychotropic medications in children with anxiety and sleep disorders is a common ethical dilemma faced by primary care providers.
Although an average of 8 hours is recommended, people may need to sleep more or less than that.
Nocturnal leg cramps are a relatively common complaint, but there is little research on treatments.
Excess weight and sleep issues are more common among those with changing schedules.
Patients with Charles Bonnet syndrome do not have mental illness or cognition problems and are very aware that they are seeing images that are not there.
Jet lag occurs when there is a change in the circadian rhythm caused by a change in time zones and may be related to melatonin dysregulation.
After consulting a neurologist, the nurse practitioner determined a diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder.
Overall, women with longer average sleep duration reported better genital arousal than women with shorter average sleep length.