Lack of sleep is something that plagues people everywhere. Almost everyone you talk to will complain about feeling tired. Not getting a good night’s sleep, or struggling to get to sleep, can be a real pain. There is a medical condition for struggling with sleep, it’s called insomnia. People who suffer from insomnia spend their nights staring at the ceiling, unable to sleep. No matter how many sheep they count, they can’t get to sleep. Until eventually their eyes shut and then within a couple of hours their alarm goes up. So they have to start the day with very little rest, which can lead to problems.
On the Valentine’s Day, you can give the most seeking gift to your partner or spouse that is a good night’s rest. The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery says that snoring is one of the major reasons which impels the couples to sleep separately and poses a great strain on healthy relationships. It can spoil the intimacy, brings troubles in the sex life and in certain cases, the couple seek divorce too. So it is no longer only a laughing matter.The sound of snoring is initiated in the collapsible part of the air passage where there is a lack of rigid support. It also involves the back of the nose, palate, tonsils and the tongue. Some other factors that can induce snoring are being over weight, use of sedatives and enlarged tonsils and adenoids. The problem of snoring worsens with age.
These patients not only suffer due to lack of refreshing sleep but also have a higher risk of developing cardiac, pulmonary and behavioral problems. Even if it doesn’t disturb them it is likely to ruin their partner’s chance to have a good night’s rest.
About 80 percent of the partners of the snorers decide to sleep in separate rooms, leading to isolation and frustration among both the partners. It is essential to give this problem a serious thought and prevent it to destroy the harmony and the happiness.
“Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)” and “Fibromyalgia (FM)” are two disorders which share common symptoms like extreme fatigue, ache, sleep disorder, and chronic disorders. These are the two serious and devastating problems however they do not have any confirmed causative factors so very limited treatment options are available. They interfere with the day to day activities and affect women mostly in 30s and 40s.CFS and FM cause a kind of tired feeling which doesn’t go with bed rest and might last for years. Information about their causes is very confined so diagnostic tests and treatment is not available. Both of these are usually confused with each other as their symptoms are quite common.
However, Dr. Kent Holtorf, M.D., Medical Director of the ‘Holtorf Medical Group Center for Endocrine’ in Torrance, California, conducted an in-depth analysis of 50 published studies related to these syndromes. He found that these disorders interfere with the functioning of hypothalamic-pituitary and thus resulting in abnormal adrenal function. The review also showed that treatment could be administered for this adrenal dysfunction. This analysis has been recently published in the “Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”. It also verified that ‘cortisol’ as part of a multi-system treatment brought noteworthy improvement in the symptoms.