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Ask Well: Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?

Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium and sleep disorders. But changing your diet may be a better option than taking supplements.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Sleep Parasomnias (Sleep Disorders) Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

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BACK pain could be presented by changing your exercise workout routine, and by changing your sleep position. But, you could also lower your risk of lower back pain by adding this cheap vegetable to your diet, it ’s been claimed.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Gudu T, Gossec L Abstract INTRODUCTION: Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a multi-organ chronic inflammatory disease which impacts patients both physically and psychologically. The highest priority for patients goes to pain relief, but also to ability to function and participate in social life, fatigue, and psychological distress. Areas covered: In the present article, we will review current knowledge on impairments of health-related quality of life related to PsA, as well as patient priorities and patient-reported outcome measures such as the PsA Impact of Disease or the PsA Quality of Life questionnaires. The...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
One of medtech’s most connected health technology companies has just hired its first chief technology officer. Sleep apnea device manufacturer ResMed credits its remote sleep-monitoring patient platform, AirView, with downloading more than 1 billion nights of sleep data. Patients can use the company’s smartphone app myAir to access their information. The company also crows about how those technologies combined with its CPAP machines and updated masks improve patient compliance with the therapy and the likelihood of that therapy being covered by insurance. How did it do all this without a CTO? Raj Sodhi, preside...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news
Publication date: July 2018 Source:Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 103 Author(s): Geir Bjørklund, Maryam Dadar, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Jan Aaseth Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex chronic condition of unknown etiology, characterized by deep and widespread pain, sleep problems, cognitive impairment, fatigue, and other well-known functional symptoms. Recently, it has been proposed that an imbalance of nutritive components, including essential metal ions and vitamins, might play a critical role in the development of FM. Muscle pain has been associated with deficiencies in amino acids, magnesium, selenium, vitami...
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018 Source:Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 85 Author(s): PaweĊ‚ A. Atroszko, Julia M. Balcerowska, Piotr Bereznowski, Adriana Biernatowska, Ståle Pallesen, Cecilie Schou Andreassen Facebook addiction has been suggested as a potential behavioral addiction emerging from the framework of the theory and research on social networking sites addiction and Internet addiction. Previous studies showed that Facebook addiction is related to specific personality traits and well-being. However, there is still a scarcity of studies showing the relative contribution of different personality characteris...
Source: Computers in Human Behavior - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
Date: Wednesday, 05 09, 2018; Speaker: Alyssa T. Brooks, PhD Scientific Program Specialist, , Nursing Research and Translational Science Section, Nursing Department, CC ; Nancy Ames, RN, PhD, Clinical Nurse Scientist, , Nursing Research and Translational Science Section, Nursing Department, CC ; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; CME Credit; Videocast Event
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Licensed professional counselor (LPC) John Duggan didn’t plan on bipolar disorder becoming one of his specialties, but providing emergency room support gave him a close-up view of the consequences when the disease was left uncontrolled. Duggan, who is also a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), noticed the escalation in manic and hypomanic crises that accompanied...continue reading The post Finding balance with bipolar disorder appeared first on Counseling Today.
Source: Counseling Today - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Counseling Today Cover Stories bipolar Counselors Audience Depression Group Work medication Mental Health sleep Wellness Source Type: research
HOW TO SLEEP: Getting enough shut eye on a night can be difficult as we approach the peak of summer, with longer days and warmer temperatures. But crying out a particular ritual in the morning could bode for a more peaceful snooze.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This study aimed to investigate the relationship of epicardial fat thickness with severity of obstructive sleep apnoea, and clinical and polysomnographic parameters, and to determine independent predictors for epicardial fat thickness. METHODS: A total of 84 patients with a body mass index of less than 30 kg/m2 and suspected sleep-disordered breathing were included in the study. The correlations of epicardial fat thickness with polysomnographic and clinical data, and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea, were investigated. RESULTS: Mean epicardial fat thickness was 3.75 ± 1.07 mm in the study group (n = 62) ...
Source: Journal of Laryngology and Otology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: J Laryngol Otol Source Type: research
After Keith Beck died of bile duct cancer last year, family members said, more than 900 people showed up to pay respects to the popular athletic director at the University of Findlay in northwestern Ohio. Many were former students who recalled acts of kindness during Beck’s nearly 30-year career: $20 given to a kid who was broke, textbooks bought for a student whose parents were going through bankruptcy, a spot cleared to sleep on Beck’s living room floor. But few knew about Beck’s final gesture of generosity. The 59-year-old had agreed to a “rapid autopsy,” a procedure conducted within hours ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news
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