Month: October 2020

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common of the anxiety disorders. People with this disorder have excessive worry and anxiety for 6 months or more… Read More

Gut microbiome plays important role in sleep regulation

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic sleep condition affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Evidence suggests OSA can alter the gut microbiome (GM) and may promote OSA-associated co-morbidities, including diabetes, hypertension and cognitive problems… Read More

Insomnia Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, or your sleep is not refreshing, you may be suffering from insomnia. The condition also includes sleep that is of poor quality resulting in excessive daytime sleepiness… Read More

6 Key Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Sometimes people fear a particular object or situation even though there is likely to be little or no danger resulting from them. Common examples include heights, spiders, snakes or flying but there are many more… Read More

Insomnia identified as a new risk factor for type 2 diabetes

A new ‘global atlas’ study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) is the first to identify insomnia as a risk factor associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study identifies 34 risk factors that are thought to increase (19) or decrease risk…

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8 Common Symptoms of Anxiety

We categorize the symptoms of anxiety according to certain specific features and this tends to affect the way we treat them. There is, however, considerable overlap in the symptoms of anxiety disorders… Read More

Insomnia – Overview and Facts

Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint. It occurs when you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep even though you had the opportunity to get a full night of sleep… Read More