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10 Great Resources for Willis-Ekbom Disease/Restless Legs Syndrome

We’ve assembled a list of our favorite Willis-Ekbom Disease (or Restless Legs Syndrome) resources, from books to support groups. WEB (1) Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation The Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation website provides a wide array of resources for patients and providers, from basic diagnosis and treatment information to clinical trial listings.  A very helpful tool offered on this website is a printable symptom diary…

Children and Nightmares… Is a Bad Dream Bad? – Guest Post by Dr. Jose Colon

Questions about nightmares in children are a common subject on Paradise Sleep. Origins and definitions of nightmare are vast. But to simplify I would call a nightmare a bad dream, everybody has had bad dreams at one time or another. But exactly how “bad” can a dream be? I would like to tell you a…

Narcolepsy PSA TV Schedule

Can’t sleep tonight? Catch the FIRST TV airing of the narcolepsy public service announcement (PSA) at 12:41 a.m. on E! News Late Night. Project Sleep is thrilled to share this week’s (11/3/14 – 11/9/14) TV air times for the narcolepsy PSA, including two prime-time airings on HGTV and E! this Friday and Saturday. We’ll keep you posted on specific…

Bad Narcolepsy Joke Turns Honda into Awareness Partner

After putting the brakes on offensive ad, Honda works with narcolepsy community to produce PSA promoting awareness of the disorder LOS ANGELES — Honda Motor Co. has released the public service announcement (PSA) below about narcolepsy, a neurological sleep disorder. This follows Honda’s removal of a commercial featuring an offensive stereotype about narcolepsy in June.…

Announcing the New NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Website

Project Sleep is thrilled to unveil the new NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE™ campaign website at:  www.narcolepsynotalone.com As the world’s largest narcolepsy social media awareness campaign, NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE sets a bold new precedent that narcolepsy is not a joke, but a real disorder affecting many children and adults around the world. Project Sleep founder, Julie Flygare, first launched…

Where will you NAP today?

These new Brazilian nap booths look so cozy, Project Sleep is tempted to pack our bags for Brazil! Who’s with us? Read: The start-up firm which wants to put Brazil to sleep, by Luana Ferreira, BBC News. Our hats are off to this Brazilian entrepreneur, Marcelo von Ancken, for taking his personal passion for napping and turning it into a business.…

10 Great Resources for Narcolepsy

We’ve assembled a list of our favorite narcolepsy resources–from guidebooks to support groups.                                                                 WEB (1) Understanding, Living With, and Treating Narcolepsy This website is…

Spooky Nighttime Visitors: Paranormal or Parasomnia?

As Halloween approaches, Rebecca Fuoco, visits the haunted history of sleep paralysis and the supernatural. Depiction of a creature from Romanian mythology believed to assault women in their sleep Sleep paralysis is an inability to move or speak for a few seconds up to ten minutes when falling asleep (hypnagogic) or upon awakening (hypnopompic).  It…

Project Sleep’s Founder Nominated for RareVoice Award

On behalf of Project Sleep’s Dream Team, I am proud to announce that Founder and President Julie Flygare has been nominated for a RareVoice Award in recognition of her work founding Project Sleep and the Narcolepsy: Not Alone campaign. Julie successfully led national efforts to secure narcolepsy’s place in FDA’s Patient Focused Drug Development Initiative –…
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