How to sleep: Consuming this drink before bed could help with a good night’s rest

HOW TO sleep: Sleep loss is more than a temporary inconvenience for many people in the UK and the cost of countless sleepless nights can be drastic. While the situation may seem desperate, making even simple dietary tweaks have been shown to aid sleep loss, including consuming a comforting drink.
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions: Our data are in accordance with previous findings outlining that N + insomniacs have higher PSQI scores than N-. Our results do not confirm the suggested association between napping and depressive or obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Conversely, we found a statistically significant difference (p = 0.0014) in EAT scores in N + and N-. Hyperarousal and REM sleep instability in insomniac patients may create an unbalance of the neuroendocrine hypothalamic regulation leading to an appetite alteration. PMID: 31790624 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: The present eCBT-I program seems feasible, acceptable and effective in reducing insomnia severity and insomnia-related functional outcomes in this small clinically-derived population. Given the high prevalence of insomnia, our data are supportive of the use of such program as an effective alternative to treat insomnia in daily clinical practice in French speaking countries.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Insomnia symptoms and obesity were related to overall aggressive behavior in PWE independent of depressive symptoms. The individual subscales of the AQ were correlated differently with the various factors including male sex, obesity, depressive symptoms, anxiety, insomnia symptoms, epilepsy severity, polytherapy, and the use of perampanel.
Source: Seizure - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveWe aimed to determine suicide risk and lifetime suicidal ideation in Parkinson disease (PD) patients versus controls and how depression, demoralization, and insomnia are associated with suicidality.MethodsIn this case –control study, PD patients and matched controls were recruited from movement disorder clinics, Michael J. Fox Foundation, and Research Match websites. Suicide risk and suicidal ideation were assessed using the Suicidal Behavior Questionnaire-revised (SBQ-R) and Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Sc ale. Lifetime depression was assessed using the Brief Lifetime Depression Scale, sleep usi...
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractFew studies have investigated the range and severity of insomnia ‐related sleep complaints among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the temporal association between insomnia and PTSD severity has yet to be examined. To examine these associations, a large, gender‐balanced cohort of veterans (N = 1,649) of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts participated in longitudinal assessments of PTSD and insomnia ‐related symptoms over a period of 2.5 years following enrollment (range: 2–4 years). Data were obtained from multiple sources, including interviews, self‐report assessments, and elect...
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
Treating psychiatric patients for sleep disturbances can lead to improvements in their quality of life and mental health, but few mental health professionals receive thorough training on how best to assess common sleep complaints. So wrote John W. Winkelman, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, in anarticle inJAMA Psychiatry.“Sleep is a powerful biological drive but, paradoxically, is easily perturbed by a variety of processes. Psychiatric illnesses are one such influence, and … many psychi...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anticonvulsants antidepressants cbt-i cognitive-behavioral therapy hypnotics JAMA Psychiatry John W. Winkelman melatonin agonists orexin antagonists psychiatric illness sleep sleep problems Source Type: research
The purpose of the present double-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical study was to investigate the effects of Passionflower on polysomnographic sleep parameters in subjects with insomnia disorder. A total number 110 adult participants (mean age = 40.47 ± 11.68, Female = 53.6%) met the inclusion criteria of insomnia disorder according to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). After randomization, patients received either the Passionflower extract or the placebo for 2 weeks. Patients underwent an overnight polysomnography and complet...
Source: International Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionsData suggest that patients with insomnia and sleep apnea, compared to patients with only sleep apnea, presented higher left high-frequency rhythms during pre-sleep wakefulness and R sleep stage, and may be for increased emotional and cognitive-related activity, while in stage N1, presented higher left delta power, which suggest some slowing after sleep deprivation.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
DiscussionFindings from the study will be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal. It is anticipated that findings may inform future clinical practice in the treatment of tinnitus-related insomnia.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov,NCT03386123. Retrospectively registered on 29 December 2017.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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