Hypersomnia

The age old question that people have been asking - How much sleep should you get? The amount of sleep one needs mainly depends on age, but is also affected…

Sleep Talking

Sleep talking, or Somniloquy, is the act of speaking during sleep. It's a very common occurrence and is not usually considered a medical problem.…

Chronic Coughing

Coughing is among the most irritating and uncomfortable things to occur but it also serves it purpose. When you cough, you bring up mucus, germs, and…

The Exhaustion of Fever

Don’t let my title deceive you, I am not referring to the physical tiredness one feels during a fever but the overall exhaustion on the body after the…

Why do we Itch

An itch is a general sensation arising from the irritation of skin cells or nerve cells associated with the skin. It arises due to stimulation of pruriceptors—itch-sensing…

Nightmare Disorders

Although nightmares are common, nightmare disorder is extremely rare. Nightmare disorder is when nightmares happen often, cause distress, disrupt sleep,…

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID) is a disorder where the individual…

Snoring

  Snoring, like any other sound is caused by the vibrations that cause particles in the air to form sound waves. While we are asleep the area at the back…

Hallucinations

Types of Hallucinations Auditory hallucination: You may appear to hear things that are not really present. You may hear voices in your head. Visual hallucination:…

Schizoid Personality Disorder

Schizoid personality disorder is a show of indifference to social relationships, with a very limited range of emotional expression and experience. They…

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

A very rare disorder that occurs for only under 1 million cases in a year in India. It is a condition where the individual exhibits a lack of empathy…

Music Therapy

Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive,…

The Theories of Yawning

The most scientifically backed theory of why we yawn is for brain temperature regulation. Studies show that people yawn less in winter as the temperature…

Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder by which an individual finds it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. It affects millions of people worldwide. Causes…

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

  Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) is the name for the symptoms that occur when a heavy drinker suddenly stops or significantly reduces their alcohol…