Is the stress of managing your diabetes triggering sleep apnea? Check out these symptoms in the picture, then click on the link to read an article about sleep apnea in diabetics causing carbohydrate cravings. There are so many psychological and social stressors that can cause sleep apnea, which now has been shown to lead to even more issues for diabetics.
In one 7-hour period of sleep, a person with obstructive sleep apnea can have as many as 420 apneas. This infographic from a dentist in Portland shows the risks associated with sleep apnea and suggests some treatments. Source: http://www.portlandsleepdentistry.com/643757/2013/02/11/when-rest-isnt-so-easy-understanding-sleep-apnea-basics-infographic.html
ADHD symptoms and ADHD treatments might cause sleep disorders. Learn more about childhood and adult ADHD and sleep problems, sleep disorders. #insomnia #adhd Repinned by Kimberly Seelbrede LCSW, PLLC www.kimseelbrede.com
Narcolepsy - this contains more of my symptoms than any other N-info graphic I've found. I didn't realize - even after being correctly diagnosed - how many areas of my life altered with this disease. It took a while to shift from "fix it and move on" to "adjust for and achieve simultaneously" but I'm hopeful for the future
5-HTP is used for sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, migraine and tension-type headaches, fibromyalgia, binge eating associated with obesity, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and along with prescription drugs to treat seizure disorder and Parkinsons disease.