How to beat insomnia with the deliberately dull and boring bedtime stories for adults
PR executive Natalie Trice from Devon, pictured with her sons Eddie and Lucas, is a big fan of sleep apps. She said: 'The calming voice relaxes me and shifts my focus away from everything.'
Conditions: Dementia; Alzheimer Disease; Circadian Rhythm Disorders; Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder; Insomnia; Hypersomnia; Cognitive Impairment; Cognitive Decline; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Frontotemporal Dementia; Neurocognitive Disorders; Vascular Dementia; Sleep Disorder; Memory Impairment Intervention: Behavioral: Tailored music listening intervention Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania Recruiting
ConclusionsInsomnia symptoms, which were commonly seen after the earthquake, could longitudinally predict the development of PTSD and various somatic symptoms, and PTSD and headache could longitudinally predict the developments of insomnia symptoms among children and adolescent earthquake survivors. These findings highlight the importance of assessing and addressing insomnia symptoms in children and adolescents following a traumatic event.
CONCLUSIONS: Insomnia symptoms, which were commonly seen after the earthquake, could longitudinally predict the development of PTSD and various somatic symptoms, and PTSD and headache could longitudinally predict the developments of insomnia symptoms among children and adolescent earthquake survivors. These findings highlight the importance of assessing and addressing insomnia symptoms in children and adolescents following a traumatic event. PMID: 31701337 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Rebound headaches, also known as medication overuse headaches, are caused by the frequent or excessive use of pain-relieving and/or antimigraine drugs to treat headache attacks that are already in progress. (Note that these are not the same as oral prophylactic or preventive medicines, which should be taken daily.) In other words, the same medications that initially relieve headache pain can themselves trigger subsequent headaches if they are used too often. Medication overuse headaches can be disabling, forcing people with this condition to take sick leave and to be less productive at work and home. To be diagnosed with m...
Title: Sleepless Nights Could Raise Heart RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
Conclusion SD remain frequent in HIV-HCV coinfected patients and are associated with a series of modifiable behavioural risk factors. Independent of HCV cure, improved screening and comprehensive management of alcohol use, physical and psychological self-reported symptoms and depression are essential in this population. Closer investigation of these risk factors of SDs may both increase sleep quality and indirectly improve patients’ clinical outcomes.
AbstractPurpose of ReviewADHD which is a complex neuropsychiatric disorder affecting cognitive and behavioral domains of the person affected has also been known to be associated with sleep problems as a comorbidity.Recent FindingsSleep disorders including sleep-disordered breathing, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, insomnia, and hypersomnia have been known to have an intertwined relationship. On the other hand, changes in sleep pattern have also been reported to affect the domains that are affected in ADHD. Medications used to treat ADHD have also been known to affect sleep in these patients.SummaryThis review article su...
Insomnia symptoms are associated with an increased risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, and other cardio-cerebral vascular disease in a dose-dependent manner.Medscape Medical News
Citing evidence on the health risks arising from biological clock misalignments, doctors call for an end to daylight saving time transitions.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 -- Sleep problems could increase your risk for heart attack, stroke and other heart and brain diseases, a new study suggests. It included 487,200 people in China, average age 51, with no history of stroke or heart disease....