Iowa Sleep Blog

ADHD and Restless Legs in Children

Monday, June 12, 2017
Both Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) individuals have a common problem – Dopamine deficiency. The difference lies at the major site of dopamine action. Both ADHD and RLS can cause disruptive problems with a need to move, but the treatment for each condition is different. ADHD requires an increased in CNS alertness while RLS requires an…

Sleeping Well with Muscle and Nerve Disorders

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
There is nothing more frustrating than lying awake at night, unable to sleep. It’s even more frustrating when your body experiences aches and pains that are keeping you awake, such as pains from Fibromyalgia or Parkinson’s disease. Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is the widespread pain and stiffness in muscles and joints that can be uncomfortable when trying to sleep or relax. This tends to…