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What is Catathrenia?

Catathrenia is a form of parasomnia that was discovered in 1983 by a group of Belgium scientists. Parasomnia is described as a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal occurrences such as movements, behaviors, and emotions. People with this disorder tend to experience nocturnal groaning during the different sleep cycles. This primarily occurred during the

By |2019-09-09T04:54:06-07:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Medical Conditions|Comments Off on What is Catathrenia?

Nocturia and Sleep Apnea

Nocturia is waking up from sleep at night to voluntarily urinate. Until recently, it was thought to be because of a full bladder, however, it is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea. Waking up once or twice to go to the bathroom to urinate is considered normal, however waking up more than two times is

By |2019-09-09T04:54:13-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Medical Conditions|Comments Off on Nocturia and Sleep Apnea