Sleep and Parasomnias

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with parasomnias and the people close to them cope with these issues.

Carlos H. Schenck, M.D. practices sleep medicine at the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Medical School. He is the author of the recently released book Sleep: The Mysteries, The Problems and The Solutions. This books covers all the parasomnias, including patient stories and vignettes, and also all the other categories of sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs, hypersomnias and circadian rhythm disorders.

Dr. Schenck has produced and participated in a 1 hour documentary film called Sleep Runners: The Stories Behind Everyday Parasomnias . Visit to view a 5 minute trailer of the film and to obtain more information about the DVD.

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