SLEEP MEDICINE

Several poster presentations at IEC 2019 suggest that the incidence of comorbid sleep disorders in people with epilepsy is higher than estimated and have a detrimental impact on quality of life and social adjustment.
The director of the center for circadian and sleep medicine at Northwestern University spoke about the importance of recognizing insomnia as a clinical diagnosis since it affects patients 24-hours a day, not just during sleep.
 

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Content found within NeurologyLive's Sleep Medicine Clinical Focus page offers the latest and most valuable information on emerging therapies for sleep disturbances and disorders. Articles include relevant updates from the floor of the most notable neurology conferences and annual meetings, as well as video interviews with the leading experts in neurology, especially those specializing in the treatment of narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea.
 
A lack of sleep has proven to be damaging to physical, mental, and emotional health, and the content offered on this page, which includes breaking news coverage of approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), key takeaways from recent clinical trials of new and emerging therapies, and notifications of updates to clinical guidelines, is intended to dramatically improve patient care.