Melatonin is often mentioned when sleep disorders are discussed, but what is it? Melatonin is a hormone that comes from the pineal gland in the brain. The level of melatonin helps the body’s inner clock or the circadian rhythm to regulate when you sleep and when you are awake.
Did you ever have a dream so real that it scared you to death? Did you wake up screaming and sweating as if something had been chasing you and you feared for your life? You experienced night terrors.
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people through out the world. Sleep apnea occurs when there is blockage in the airway in the throat.