Study confirms sleep essential for creativity

  • The German study is considered to be the first hard evidence supporting the common sense notion that creativity and problem solving appear to be directly linked to adequate sleep, scientists say

  • 'A single study never settles an issue once and for all, but I would say this study does advance the field significantly, ' said Dr

  • The study involved 106 people divided into five separate groups of equal numbers of men and women ages 18 to 32

  • The study participants performed a 'number reduction task' according to two rules that allowed them to transform strings of eight digits into a new string that fit the rules

  • Slow wave to solving problems Jan Born, who led the study, said the results support biochemical studies of the brain that indicate memories are restructured before they are stored

  • Maquet and Ruby both say the study should be considered a warning to schools, employers and government agencies that sleep makes a huge difference in mental performance

    Experts challenge study linking sleep, life span

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    Overview of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Information , links and an audio of the sound of this disorder.

  • At this point, your physician should refer you for a diagnostic sleep study

  • In either case, you should undergo an all night sleep study

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    The Sleep Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital
    Specialty treatment for sleep disorders from insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea,
    restless legs and narcolepsy.

  • Conveniently located on the 1st floor of Griffin Hospital, the four-bed Center incorporates Griffin’s patient-centered Planetree model of care, with beautifully appointed sleep study rooms, complete with satin sheets and mahogany finishes to increase the comfort of the patient and help ensure a quality sleep study

    Sleep Disorders Center at Newark Beth Israel
    The Sleep Disorders Center at Newark Beth Israel was set up in 1978 and has since
    diagnosed and treated more than 8500 patients.

  • As part of the consultation and evaluation, a sleep study may be performed during a period of one or two nights

  • During a sleep study, the patient is monitored by painless, noninvasive technology

  • The staff of the Sleep Disorders Center (three attending physicians and three study coordinators), under the direction of Dr

  • The effects of the medication will be compared with those of a placebo in a double-blind randomized study

    Mid South Sleep Disorders Clinic
    Tennessee and Louisiana based clinics.

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    Find an article about snoring, often a symptom of progressive sleep apnea syndrome,
    a disorder that can have serious effects on health.

  • It probably represents 80% or more of the sleep disorders that present to the physician for a sleep study, ” Dr

  • “Probably about 30% of people have snoring to the degree that it bothers somebody else.” Sleep Studies Help Determine Causes A “sleep study” is often used to examine people for a variety of sleep disorders

  • When a sleep study is recommended, the patient then spends a night in the sleep laboratory

  • “In recent work that we’ve done with a group in Madison called the Wisconsin Cohort Study, we’ve found that the two most important things that contribute to the presence of sleep apnea (in adults) are facial shape and structure, and obesity.” Dr

  • “If you’re on two or three blood pressure medications and you’re snoring, it may be worthwhile getting a sleep study to see if you have sleep apnea, because that may be some of the reason you’re having a hard time treating your blood pressure

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    Sleep Apnea
    From the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Your doctor may ask you to go to a sleep center for a sleep study

  • You may need to take some equipment home with you to do a sleep study there

    Sleep Disorders
    Descriptions, symptoms, treatment, of various sleep disorders. Over a hundred
    articles on the topic. Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, sleep paralysis, insomnia.

  • The results of this large study of commercial truck drivers appear in the second issue for August 2006 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society

  • A study conducted at the University of Chicago Medical Center suggests that people not only sleep less than they should, but less than they think they do

  • So says a new study in the American Journal of Medicine

    Sleep Apnea
    A layman's guide to sleep apnea with graphics of condition and treatment.
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  • Those electrodes will be hooked to monitoring equipment that will record the entire night study

  • A scoring technician will score your sleep study and the physician will review it

  • A day or two later you will meet with the physician to review your study

  • A day or two later you will again meet with the physician and review you CPAP titration study

    The Centre for Sleep and Dream Studies
    Sleep disorders therapy and dream interpretation. Site includes descriptions of
    services and an online store featuring sleep related products.

  • Although, to my knowledge, no study comparing home remedies has been completed, some of the wisdom is logical

  • First I always recommend having an overnight sleep study performed

  • This ensures I know what you are dealing with and will rule out obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders (to obtain a sleep study request form see the highlight box above right)


    The Center For Sleep Research Siegel Lab
    Basic sleep research laboratory.

    Sleep Disorders
    Old (1987) but useful article written by a science writer on contract with the
    US National Institute of Mental Health.

  • In one sleep laboratory study, smokers experienced greater difficulty than nonsmokers

    Sleep Services of America
    An affiliate of Johns Hopkins, HSI Medical Services Corporation/Sleep Services
    of America is a provider of sleep diagnosis and treatment services in the ...

    Northeastern Hospital Services
    Health and medical facility. Includes information on services, visiting hours,
    employment and location.

  • Sleep Disorder Center - The Northeastern Hospital Sleep Disorders Center is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of sleep disturbances, such as: * Excessive Sleepiness * Sleep Apnea Nocturnal Seizures * Heavy Snoring * Sleep-Wake Cycle Disturbances * Parasomnias (Night Terrors, Nightmares, Sleepwalking, Bedwetting) * Narcolepsy * Restless Leg Syndrome * Nocturnal Periodic Limb Movements What happens in a sleep study? If you take part in a sleep study at the Northeastern Hospital Sleep Disorders Center, you'll spend one or two nights sleeping in a private room

  • The information recorded during a sleep study at Northeastern Hospital is interpreted by physicians specialized in sleep disorders

  • For additional information on sleep disorders or to schedule a study, contact the Sleep Disorders Center at (215) 291-3881

    A Study
    Noise and sleep quality in two hospitals in Brazil.

    Sleep Apneacs
    Explains sleep apnea with diagrams and detailed literature on how to treat it.
    Find out how you can be tested today.

  • A basic Polysomnograph (PSG), or "Sleep Study" can analyze your personal needs for a healthy, and enjoyable night

  • Doctors are well aware of the Sleep Clinic and will order a study for you

  • Click below to take the Epworth Test and get your score now! THE ONLY WAY TO BE TESTED IS FOR YOUR PHYSICIAN TO ORDER A SLEEP STUDY TODAY!

    Sleep Desk
    Covers a variety of disorders, the Epworth test, and a message board for your

  • Find out what to expect if you are going for an overnight Sleep Study at a clinic or hospital, with a description of a typical setup and what to take with you

    St. John's Medical Plaza Sleep Disorder Center
    This center is affiliated with St. John's Hospital and fully accredited by the
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Find information about the clinic, ...

  • Your physician can order an overnight polysomnogram (sleep study), the tool used to identify a sleep disorder.


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