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"Sleep Disorders: Sleeping Soundly for Restless Souls" Dr Azmat Qayyam


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From Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2015, May 2, 2015 in Blairesville, PA

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"Sleep Disorders: Sleeping Soundly for Restless Souls" Dr Azmat Qayyam

  2. 2. How is My Sleep? Do you Still Feel Fatigued or Sleepy during the Day? Any Near Misses while Driving? Can You Concentrate? How is your Short term Memory?
  3. 3. Normal Sleep Average Sleep is around 8 hours Range 5-10 Four stages of sleep REM and. Non REM
  4. 4. One Third of Our Life Time Spent in Sleep
  5. 5. Why Sleep is important? Restorative Theory of Sleep Adaptive theory of Sleep Energy Conservation Theory
  6. 6. How much sleep We Need? Average 7-8 hrs Core Sleep at Least 6 hours Repair the day time Wear and Tear Maintain adequate daytime functioning
  7. 7. Symptoms of Lack of Sleep Daytime Tiredness Daytime. Sleepiness Irritability Anxiety Forgetfulness/ poor Performance at Work Family Discord Accidents
  8. 8. Common Sleep Disorders Poor Sleep Hygiene Obstructive SleepApnea Insomnia Restless Leg Syndrome
  9. 9. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  10. 10. Pathophysiology
  11. 11. Consequences
  12. 12. Effects
  13. 13. TREATMENT OF OSA Gold standard treatment is CPAP. Therapy Surgical intervention is absolutely last resort Dental Divices are also one of the option for Milder cases
  14. 14. Symptoms of OSA in Children Snoring Resp Pauses Restless Sleep Diaphoresis Enuresis ( Bed Wetting) Increased Work of Breathing Choking Noises Frequent Awakenings Dry mouth
  15. 15. Symptoms in Children Diurnal Behavior Problems Poor School Performance Morning Headaches Attention Deficit Disorder Aggressive Behavior
  16. 16. Insomnia Inability to Fall asleep Inability to Maintain Sleep Waking up with feeling being tired Waking up Earlier than Desired
  17. 17. Insomnia Short-Term Insomnia. Symptoms less than 3 months Chronic Insomnia. Three times per week for more than three weeks. Other Insomnia
  18. 18. What Havoc Cell Phones causing? Light right before Sleep Affects Melatonin Release It Alters Circadian Rhythm Breaks Sleep just being on Nightstand Radiation Affects on Brain yet too Early to conclude
  19. 19. Behavior Therapy Sleep Hygiene Stimulus Control Relaxation Sleep Restriction Cognitive Therapy Cognitive Behavior Therapy Other Approaches
  20. 20. Medications Benzo Non benzo Melatonin Agonists Orexin Receptor Antagonists Risks. Too. Many
  21. 21. When do I Feel Great After Great Night Sleep And after 1 Hour of Squash or Two hours of Tennis