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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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We are now almost 2 1/2 years into this parenting thing. It is a pretty amazing thing, raising a toddler. There are a lot of awesome days, watching him learn and explore his surroundings. The sentences that are coming out of his mouth now are pretty wild. He is funny, has a good amount of potty humor, and is all around a cool kid (at least I think so). That is most days. Other days he kicks our ass like Rocky versus Ivan Drago! We think we have it all figured out and then bam, he knocks us out. It’s not the tantrum; that’s expected. It’s the sleep or should I say lack thereof. I think it has been a solid ...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Finance Practice Management Source Type: blogs
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C. Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely used for waterproofing. The ancient Egyptians offered honey to the gods and then joined the Greeks, Romans and Chinese in using it as a salve for wounds and a treatment for fevers and stomach ailments. Today, proponents of honey tout its miraculous healing properties, claiming that it can prev...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health News Honey Source Type: news
AbstractOur aim was to investigate the prevalence of psychological disorders, sleep disturbance, and stressful life events in Chinese patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and healthy controls, to assess the correlation between psychological and disease-related variables, and finally to detect powerful factors in predicting anxiety and depression. AS patients diagnosed with the modified New York criteria and healthy controls were enrolled from China. Participants completed a set of questionnaires, including demographic and disease parameters, Zung self-rating anxiety scale (SAS), Zung self-rating depression scale (SDS)...
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
If you're a sleep talker, read on. Researchers reveal the words we're most likely to say during slumber — many of which shouldn't be repeated.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
ConclusionFuture researchers should aim to conduct sleep interventions among different athlete populations, compare results, and further establish guidelines and intervention tools for athletes to address their specific sleep demands and disturbances.
Source: Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
(Reuters Health) - A sound-emitting device worn in the ear during sleep may train the brain to ignore an annoying chronic ringing in the ears, a new study suggests.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
PMID: 29336095 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Sleep Research - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: J Sleep Res Source Type: research
This article provides new information about multiple sclerosis (MS) using the 2010/2011 Neurological Conditions Prevalence File, the 2011/2012 Survey of Neurological Conditions in Institutions in Canada, and the 2011 Survey on Living with Neurological Conditions in Canada. An estimated 93,500 Canadians living in private households and 3,800 residents of long-term care institutions had been diagnosed with MS. Prevalence estimates were 159 and 418 cases per 100,000 population for men and women, respectively; 2.6 women reported MS for every man with the condition. Among the household population, MS was generally diagnosed bet...
Source: Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Rep Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Late-night soccer training does not seem to affect nocturnal SWSE and "hour-by-hour" HRV indices in highly-trained athletes. PMID: 29345542 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Int J Sports Physiol Perform Source Type: research
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