Category: Sleep Disorders

One in four Americans develop insomnia each year: 75 percent of those with insomnia recover

About 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia each year, but about 75 percent of these individuals recover without developing persistent poor sleep or chronic insomnia, according to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania which will be presented Monday at SLEEP 2018, the 32nd Annual Meeting…

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Is Your Insomnia In Your Head Or Your DNA?

Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health, wellness trends, and nutrition advice, reporting on the most exciting and meaningful breakthroughs. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to know—and how it might help you become a healthier and happier…

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Insomnia has many faces

Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience revealed that there are five types of insomnia. This finding was published on Monday January 7 by The Lancet Psychiatry. A commentary in the journal stated that the finding could be a new page in the history of insomnia, promoting discoveries on mechanisms and interventions. Insomnia is a major…

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17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance and brain function (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children (5, 6, 7). In contrast, good sleep can help…

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Rick Factors and Causes of Insomnia

What is insomnia? Insomnia can significantly impact your everyday life. Whether you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, it can affect your overall health, relationships, and work productivity. If you have insomnia, your doctor can help you find out what kind you have. Primary insomnia is insomnia that isn’t a symptom of another condition….

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Rick of Insomnia Might Be Influenced by Genes

Originally found on https://www.livescience.com/59563-genes-influence-your-risk-of-insomnia.html People who have insomnia may have been told that their sleeping troubles are “all in their head,” but a new study shows that this condition is driven not only by psychological factors, but biological ones as well. In the study, researchers in the Netherlands identified seven genes linked with insomnia, meaning there’s a biological…

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Lack of Sleep Can Cause Neurological Disorders

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170526/Chronic-sleep-deprivation-increases-risk-of-neurological-disorders.aspx Recent research in mice indicates that destructive activity of cells in the brain is increased after sleep deprivation and may increase the risk of developing dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease. To maintain healthy brain connections, it is important that debris is cleared away so electric impulses can be transferred smoothly between neurons….

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