Tuesday, December 29, 2009

2009: The Year in Sleep Top 10

The Sleep Education Blog is counting down the Top 25 Posts of 2009. Over the past three days we took a look back at 15 of the blog posts that received the highest number of unique pageviews.

Today we’ll continue with five more of the most popular posts:

Violent Sleep: Acting Out Dreams & Nightmares (May 2)
CBS 2 News in Los Angeles reported on REM sleep behavior disorder. RBD is a sleep disorder that can turn your sleep into a living nightmare.

Losing Weight with CPAP for Sleep Apnea (May 21)
Treating obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP therapy helps some people bring their weight under control. In some cases the change is dramatic.

Michael Jackson’s Death & Prescription Drug Abuse (June 30)
Pop superstar Michael Jackson’s death focused attention on both insomnia and the nationwide problem of prescription drug abuse.

Sleep & the H1N1 “Swine Flu” Virus (May 4)
The life and death of Michael Jackson fascinated us. But it was the swine flu that scared us in 2009. The CDC advised us to get plenty of sleep to maintain a strong immune system.

Sleep Apnea & the Banana “Cure” (April 13)
A small study generated some big claims about using bananas to cure obstructive sleep apnea. It sounded too good to be true. But was it fact or fiction?

Tomorrow we’ll take a look back at the Top Five Blog Posts of 2009.

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