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Many people prefer to wear pajamas or another type of comfortable attire in bed. However, sleeping naked can help keep the body cool, which may promote better quality sleep. Sleeping naked may also have other health benefits. Learn more here.
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People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep aids are available. Lifestyle techniques to improve sleep hygiene may also help. Learn more about sleep aids here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
Conclusion In the end, just remember to put any sort of thing that stresses you out … on permanent hold, especially before bed. Whether you feel bad about dieting, a person, a television season or a book that you’re reading – whatever doesn’t bring you happiness isn’t meant for you. You want to work on it and go on – good – you should! However, before winning any battle just make sure you are in the position to do so - and it all starts with a good night's sleep!You've read 5 Sleep Deprivation Signs and Cures, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. ...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness meditation mental health sleep deprivation sleep paralysis Source Type: blogs
We hear a lot about the three trimesters of pregnancy. But many women (and even some medical professionals) know little about a newly described and critical time period in women’s lives that desperately needs our attention: the fourth trimester. As a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist, I know that the medical care of women before, during, and immediately after pregnancy has long focused on the goal of achieving a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. But too often, the fourth trimester — that time between birth and 12 weeks postpartum — is swept aside. For example, we encourage all women to start taking...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Parenting Pregnancy Women's Health Source Type: blogs
With insomnia being a common complaint, it’s no surprise that sleep tracking is popping up in today’s wellness apps and wearables. But Vik Panda, managing director, North America, for Dreem, questions the accuracy of “wrist-worn” sleep trackers, as tracking brain activity is the established, scientific means of measuring sleep. Dreem has developed a combined hardware/software solution to offer patients a tool for tracking sleep activity at home along with a potential means of insomnia treatment. Panda said that Dreem 2 is a wearable headban...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news
Insomnia is where people have extreme difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning (most adults need between seven and nine hours' sleep)
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Lydia Wheatley, from London, got an app designed to help improve sleep by monitoring users' movements while in bed, but now says the sleep tracker was keeping her up.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PMID: 31297929 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Sleep Research - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: J Sleep Res Source Type: research
Conclusions:CBTI and SRT are efficacious options for postmenopausal women with chronic insomnia. Both interventions improve daytime function, quality of life, and work performance, although CBTI produces superior results including the added benefit of improved emotional health.Clinical Trial Registration:Registry: ClinicalTrials.gov; Title: Behavioral Treatment of Menopausal Insomnia; Sleep and Daytime Outcomes; Identifier: NCT01933295; URL:https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT01933295Citation:Kalmbach DA, Cheng P, Arnedt JT, Cuamatzi-Castelan A, Atkinson RL, Fellman-Couture C, Roehrs T, Drake CL. Improving daytim...
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: Findings can guide the development of tools, supports, and resources to promote health, wellness, and safety of persons with TBI as they recover after discharge home. Implications for rehabilitation Findings on numerous concerns related to health, wellness, and safety suggest the need for implementation or development and testing of tools, supports, and resources to promote health, wellness, and safety of persons with traumatic brain injury as they recover after discharge home. Our findings can be used to educate healthcare providers and increase awareness of the nuanced challenges patients and families face a...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
We present a case report of a patient presenting with new onset central sleep apnoea secondary to long term usage of benzodiazepines, with resultant masking of his pre-existing obstructive sleep apnoea. PMID: 31282561 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Respiratory Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Adv Respir Med Source Type: research
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