Category Archives: Sleep Conditions

Headache in Pediatric Patients: Treating with Biofeedback, a Q&A with Becky Kajander, CPNP

Becky is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who works closely with our pediatric neurologists and specializes in non-pharmacological management of a variety of conditions, including headache.  In this Question and Answer session, she answers some questions about treating headache in pediatric … Continue reading

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Migraine Headaches

What is a migraine? A migraine is identified by a throbbing or aching pain, usually on one side of the head. It is associated with irritability, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting.  Women are three times more likely … Continue reading

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Dr. John Damergis on WCCO Radio!

Click on the link below to listen to Dr. John Damergis on WCCO Radio with Roshini Rajkumar discussing sleep disorders, the importance of sleep, and taking calls regarding sleep problems. Dr. Damergis is a board certifiied sleep specialist/neurologist at the … Continue reading

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Sleep is an essential part of life

How does sleep influence your quality of life?  Click here to read more in an article by Dr. Eric Hernandez, a board certified sleep specialist at the Noran Clinic Sleep Center.        

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What is Neurology?

Many neurology patients don’t realize the full extent of what neurology covers.  Neurology is the field of medicine that studies the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord and the body’s complex network of nerves.  Illness or injury can affect … Continue reading

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Do you know your Body Mass Index?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful measure to assess whether your body weight is below or above what is normal according to your height and weight.  Low BMI can be associated with anemia and a weakened immune system.  High … Continue reading

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Afraid and Confused: Understanding Childhood Parasomnias

Many children have strange behaviors during sleep.  Many of these are common and decrease with age.  Here is an overview of some common parasomnias…read more

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Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children is Related to Behavioral and Academic Problems

Could underlying sleep issues be playing a part in your child’s behavior and academic problems?…read more

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