Sleep and Insomnia

Sleep and Insomnia

The dream across cultures

Dreams have always fascinated men of different eras and cultures, who have tried to give them the most diverse and singular interpretations. The first attempts to explain the dream date back to 3000 BC, when people believed that dreams were experiences that the […]

Sleep and Insomnia

The effects of a horrible night

The incredible effects of sleep on our mental health are no secret: sleeping well not only improves our mood, but also allows us to make better decisions, promotes concentration and protects our brains from neurodegenerative diseases. But now the researchers wanted […]

Sleep and Insomnia

Waking state and its alterations

Il Proper functioning of functions in the waking state is critical so that the person can perceive the stimuli that come from the environment surrounding and can react to them in an adaptable way. However, a Sometimes these functions can suffer from disorders […]

Sleep and Insomnia

What is the cause of nightmares?

A stranger haunts us, we fall into the void from the top of a skyscraper, we want to warn someone of a danger but we remain voiceless, we have to run to be safe but we remain paralyzed ... These are some of the recurring themes in the nightmares of most adults.Upon […]

Sleep and Insomnia

The physiology of sleep

Sleep is a natural and adaptive phenomenon and like all phenomena with these characteristics it has important functions for a person's life. During sleep we physically recover from the fatigue accumulated during the day, the mind rests from a day full of countless […]

Sleep and Insomnia

Sleepwalking: Causes and Consequences

When it comes to the sonnambulo we refer generally to the person who, in sleep, leaves his bed and plays some simple activities, almost always without any purpose. However, often i sleepwalkers are able to perform more complex activities such as walking around […]

Sleep and Insomnia

Oneirophobia, somniphobia, fear of sleep

We have all felt fear following a negative dream experience at least once in our life, however there are people for whom this fear turns into a real nightmare, even when they are awake: it is the Oneirophobia o Somniphobia and as its different names indicate it […]

Sleep and Insomnia

Treat insomnia online

Do you think you have discovered everything that is possible on the internet? So… Would you sign up for a night of "sleep online"? Insomnia treatment programs proliferate and some studies ensure that their online applications based on cognitive-behavioral therapy […]