Login / Register

Do You Have ADHD or Are You Just Tired?

Thanks! Share it with your friends!


You disliked this video. Thanks for the feedback!

Sorry, only registred users can create playlists.

Channel: Seeker
Categories: Biology   |   Health   |   Psychology   |   Science  
 Find Related Videos  added


A new study suggests that ADHD might actually be a sleep disorder-- a suggestion that, if true, could revolutionize the way we treat it.

Why Does White Noise Make You Fall Asleep? -

Read More:

Is ADHD really a sleep problem?
“Around 75 percent of children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but until now these have been thought to be separate issues. Now a in a pulling together of the latest research, Scientists are proposing of a new theory which says that much of ADHD may in fact be a problem associated with lack of regular circadian sleep.”

Snooze Alarm: Sufficient Sleep Improves Human Health and Longevity
“The science of sleep is a relatively new area of research, but there have been several alarming discoveries about the effects of sleep deprivation in recent years. In May, researchers publishing in the journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience found that sleep deprivation can severely impact memory function and learning ability.”

Some People Are Programmed to Sleep Better Than Others
“Researchers in Washington state were looking for genes that changed expression throughout your sleep-wake cycle. And they found one in mouse brains: FABP7 - or fatty acid binding protein. They found that mice who had a mutated or "knocked out" FABP7 genes slept more fitfully, compared to mice with normal genes.”


Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure.

Visit the Seeker website

Subscribe now!

Seeker on Twitter

Trace Dominguez on Twitter

Seeker on Facebook


This episode of Seeker was written and hosted by Trace Dominguez
Written by: Amy Shira Teitel

Post your comment


Be the first to comment