Category: Insomnia

Insomnia & Seniors

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder characterized by a persistent difficulty to fall or remain asleep despite the opportunity to do so. People with insomnia also experience excessive daytime sleepiness and other cognitive impairments while they are awake that directly stem from sleep loss… Read More

Should you Nap?

If you can’t sleep and you feel tired, unproductive, or fatigued during the day, there are healthy ways to cope. The trick is to use these methods to help you feel alert and get the most out of your day, without interfering with your sleep at night… Read More

What Causes Chronic Insomnia?

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and it may cause you to not get enough sleep or wake frequently during the night. If your difficulty sleeping persists and lasts for more than 3 months, it is called chronic insomnia… Read More

Symptoms of Insomnia

According to various studies, 10% to 30% of adults experience insomnia symptoms. This sleep disorder is characterized by persistent difficulty… Read More

What Is Insomnia?

Insomnia is characterized by an inability to obtain a sufficient amount of sleep to feel rested. It can be due to either difficulty falling or staying asleep… 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

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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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