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Insomnia Awareness Week in April 1 to 7

Link: http://www.sleepassociation.org/index.php?p=insomniaawarenessweek

Insomnia Awareness Week is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. From April 1 - 7, the ASA and its affiliates will be increasing awareness about Insomnia.

The primary objective of this campaign is to improve the nation's knowledge about the signs, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options of Insomnia.

SYMPTOMS of INSOMNIA

  • Difficulty initiation sleep
  • Difficulty maitaining sleep
  • Mind racing and 'clock watching' during the middle of the night.
  • Anxiety about not getting enough sleep


COMPLICATIONS of INSONIA

  • Anxiety about sleep
  • Feeling unrefreshed after sleep

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Narcolepsy Awareness Week is December 1 - 7

Narcolepsy Awareness Week is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. From December 1 - 7, the ASA and its affiliates will be increasing awareness about narcolepsy.

The primary objective of this campaign is to improve the nation's knowledge about the signs, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options of narcolepsy.

SYMPTOMS of NARCOLEPSY

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Hallucinations when going to sleep or waking up
  • Feeling paralyzed when going to sleep or waking up
  • Muscle weakness associated with intense emotions


COMPLICATIONS of NARCOLEPSY

  • Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Difficulty achieving life goals secondary to daytime sleepiness
  • Decreased Mental Performance
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Sleep Apnea Awareness Week - October 1-7

Link: http://www.sleepassociation.org/index.php?p=sleepapneaawareness

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. From October 1 - October 7, the ASA and its affiliates will be increasing awareness about the dangers of untreated sleep apnea.

The primary objective of this campaign is to improve the nation's knowledge about the symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatments of sleep apnea.

SYMPTOMS of SLEEP APNEA

  • Snoring
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Nighttime Gasping, Choking Sensation
  • Morning Headaches
  • Morning Sore throat
  • Behavioral Problems in Children

COMPLICATIONS of SLEEP APNEA

  • Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Increased Risk of Heart Attack
  • Increased Risk of Stroke
  • Decreased Physical Performance
  • Decreased Mental Performance
  • Increased Risk of Deadly Heart Rhythms
  • Increased Difficulty Managing Diabetes
  • Increased Difficulty Managing Blood Pressure

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