Sleeping problems? Causes, treatment, and test sleeping problems!

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Difficulties falling asleep? Nightmares? Do you often wake up in the middle of the night? Then you possibly suffer from sleeping problems. Sleeping problems can be caused by many different factors, but can even end up becoming a worse problem. For example, sleeping problems can lead to depression, burnout and fatigue. In many cases, sleeping problems lie at the basis of the aforementioned mental issues and worse as the mental problem worsens. It thus often starts small, but symptoms can build up and intensify... Read more...

Sleeping during summer? Tips against sleep trouble during heat!

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Recently, our country was hit by a heatwave. Some people find this easier to cope with than others. However, what we do notice is that mainly inhabitants of the northern countries find it difficult to deal with heatwaves or to perform on the same level during heat. Except for performance, sleep is another facet which is often influenced by heat. You can namely suffer from sleeping trouble during these warmer months. This has to do with several factors. First of all, it is light for longer, meaning... Read more...

Fatigue? Test your symptoms!

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Fatigue is a commonly occurring symptom. It can be a symptom that occurs in stress, depression, and burnout. Even in anxiety you can feel fatigued. The daily stress adds up and we feel more and more tired. It can be so that you have issues with sleeping through the night, or that you cannot fall asleep,... Fatigue in turn can then cause other symptoms, or worsen them. Read more about it here! Fatigue: physical recovery Sleep has different functions and one of these functions is the recovery of your... Read more...

Depression according to the DSM-IV

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Depression is a well-known problem. Many people have an opinion on whether you are depressed or not. One could say that you are definitely depressed while another believes that you are just going through a rough time. But is there a way to decide precisely when you are depressed? Yes: psychiatrists use the DSM to diagnose disorders. The newest version, the DSM 5, dates back to May 2013. As this version is not yet used widely, we use the criteria of the DSM-IV in this article. What is the DSM? The... Read more...

What are the consequences of stress?

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Stress is rather innocent when it starts out. It can even make you more productive. For others, however, it has more negative consequences. Many people think that stress will go away after a while. Unfortunately this is not the case. What is best to do, is to deal with the tress. To explain why it is so important to take care of stress, we list some consequences of stress below. What are the physical consequences of stress? Stress has, despite its being a psychological phenomenon, many physical... Read more...