If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, it can affect all aspects of daily life. Here's what everyone looking for some quality shut-eye needs to know.
Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's SleepSleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) — Catching up on your sleep on weekends may help protect you from developing diabetes, a small, early study suggests. The study found significant improvements in insulin sensitivity — the body’s ability to clear sugar from the blood — among sleep-deprived men after they had three nights of extra sleep. “We all [...]
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) — Concussion can lead to damage in the white matter of the brain that resembles abnormalities found in people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine said their findings should prompt a re-evaluation of the [...]
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) — Even after they leave the fields at the end of hot day, farmworkers still have to cope with high levels of heat and humidity in their living quarters, a new study shows. “We found that a majority of the workers are not getting much respite from the heat in the [...]
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) — Men with restless legs syndrome now have another health concern: New research has just linked the condition to an increased risk of dying early. In a study of nearly 20,000 men, Harvard researchers found that men with restless legs syndrome had a 39 percent higher risk of [...]
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) — Sleep apnea raises the risk of sudden cardiac death, according to a long-term study that strengthens a link doctors have suspected. “The presence and severity of sleep apnea are associated with a significantly increased risk of sudden cardiac death,” said study leader Dr. Apoor Gami, a cardiac [...]
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