Stanford Autonomic Disorders Program in the News
- – US News
What Is REM Sleep Behavior Disorder?
Usually when we dream our minds are vibrant and active while our bodies remain motionless. REM sleep behavior disorder is a sleep condition where the paralysis that normally takes hold of our bodies during REM sleep malfunctions. What results is a frightening condition characterized by active and sometimes violent dream enactment. Dr. Mitchell Miglis discusses the underlying pathophysiology of the disorder, its potential as a marker for Parkinson's disease, and his research in the field.
- – SELF
What you need to know about autonomic nervous system disorders
What do Beyoncé and autonomic disorders have in common? More than you might think. American singer, songwriter and sister to Beyoncé, Solange Knowles revealed she’s been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder. Self Magazine asks director of Stanford’s autonomic disorders program and professor of neurology & neurological sciences, Safwan Jaradeh, MD, to give us a breakdown of exactly what that could mean.
- – HuffPost
Does Poor Sleep Lead To Dementia?
As we age, and our natural sleep architecture becomes increasingly fragmented, we should all be doing what we can to try and get a good night's sleep.
- – Stanford Scope Blog
Why untreated sleep apnea may cause more harm to your health than feeling fatigued
Today on the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine blog on the Huffington Post, sleep neurologist Mitchell Miglis, MD, explains why individuals with untreated sleep apnea have an increased risk of suffering from heart attack and stroke as well as developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.