The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Sleep Disorders

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-03
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
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If you are one of the more than 50 million Americans who struggle with chronic sleep deficiency, you know a good night's sleep is critical for a healthy, happy life. If you can't fall asleep or stay asleep, or if you wake up feeling exhausted, help has arrived. In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Sleep Disorders, Dr. Nancy Foldvary- Schaefer, one of the foremost sleep experts from one of the nation's first sleep centers, shares stories and lessons from her experiences.

Author Biography

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, is Director of the Sleep Disorders Center and training program at Cleveland Clinic. She is an associate professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine, Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has treated patients with sleep disorders and epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic since 1995.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Sleep: What It Is and Why You Need Itp. 1
Do I Have a Sleep Disorder?p. 15
The Sleep Study Experiencep. 31
Diagnosis and Classification of Sleep Disordersp. 49
Obstructive Sleep Apneap. 55
Narcolepsyp. 73
Restless Legs Syndromep. 91
Psychophysiological Insomniap. 105
Sleep Terrorsp. 131
Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Behavior Disorderp. 141
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disordersp. 149
Sleep in Special Populationsp. 161
Sleep Medicine Todayp. 175
Conclusionp. 181
Acknowledgmentsp. 183
A Quick Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleepp. 185
A Quick Guide to Caffeinep. 189
Sleep Aids Most Commonly Requested from drugstore.comp. 191
A Quick Guide to Children's Sleepp. 193
A Quick Guide to Teens and Sleepp. 195
Indexp. 199
About the Authorp. 207
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