Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia Insomnia is a common condition in all age groups.  There is no medication that is effective in reproducing natural sleep with its 5 stages including REM sleep.   Insomnia occurs when there is a hyperarousal of the sympathetic nervous system.  This does not...
Heartburn in the elderly

Heartburn in the elderly

GERD  GERD is short for gastroesophageal reflux disease or heartburn.  This affects approximately 8% of the American population and sometimes it can be severe, affecting the ability to sleep or do daily life without pain.   The common over the counter medications can...