Breastfeeding goes back thousands of years as in other mammalian species for good reason: at birth the infant is nourished by breastfeeding which coordinates the respiratory system, cardiovascular system and orofacial reflexes.
Interrupted sleep is so common that most of us don’t stop and second guess why we wake up at night. However, just because something is incredibly common doesn’t make it normal or healthy, making this a question worth a second look.
As a result of the retracted narrow face of the human today, over 50% of the population has airway pathology.
Did you know that approximately 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder? And of this 70 million, an estimated 80 percent are undiagnosed? And it’s likely that these individuals will remain undiagnosed for the rest of their lives.
William Dement is an American sleep disorder pioneer and founder of Stanford’s Sleep Research Center, the world’s first sleep laboratory. We talk about all things sleep in my interview with them. Check it out here.
In a presentation before a Seminar sponsored by the AAPMD on March 9th, Dr. Stephen Sheldon, a noted pioneer in the field of pediatric sleep medicine, explains the relationship between attention deficit disorders in children and sleep disorders.