Cardiovascular Disorders in Narcolepsy: Review of Associations and Determinants

Clinical Review Poul Jørgen Jennum, Giuseppe Plazzi, , Alessandro Silvani, Lee A.Surkin, YvesDauvilliers, Summary Narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) is a lifelong disorder of sleep-wake dysregulation defined by clinical symptoms, neurophysiological findings, and low hypocretin levels. Besides a role in sleep, hypocretins are also involved in regulation of heart rate and blood pressure. This literature review…

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Providers affected by COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has presented unusual and extraordinary challenges to our health care system. As this virus continues to spread and hospitals reach capacity, we will see an increased need for home treatment for a number of health issues, including those directly and/or indirectly related to COVID-19. As hospitals discharges become more prevalent in…

Pediatric Sleep Hygiene: Should you let them cry it out?

Why Quality Sleep is Essential to our Children “Behavioral insomnia is highly prevalent, affecting approximately 25% of children. It involves difficulties initiating and maintaining sleep and frequently results in inadequate sleep, leading to an array of negative effects for both the child and the child’s family.” – Jennifer Vriend & Penn Corkum, National Center for…