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November 30, 2009

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A manic depression is a psychiatric state exemplified by tough mood swings and periods of craze. There are prior studies have suggested that problems sleeping possibly will be one of the significant characteristics of the disease in children. The researchers establish four diverse variants in the gene that were linked to manic depression, according to the findings published in the journal BMC Psychiatry.

For a dad like me, this sure is a scary thought. Imagine, how far and how bad sleeping problems can affect your kids. This is something that shouldn't be taken for granted. Thanks for the info, guys!

I know I don't have a good day when I am not rested. That could turn into a bad week, making me irritable, frustrated, and exhausted. For a child it is that much worse. I started sleeping on a foam pillow and it changed my night.... and days. I first bought it for me, now everyone in my family has it. www.finestpillows.com has the foam pillows for a good price too.

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