Pain, Sleeplessness Often Precede MS: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Pain, sleep problems and mental health disorders are common in the five years before someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a new study reveals. Knowing about these symptoms could help doctors diagnose and start... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates--chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks--may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state. Mania is characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five ways to sleep in hot weather
HOW to sleep can be a question many of us ask. This can be caused by hot weather, drinking coffee before bed or stress among other factors. Try these five expert-recommended ways of sleeping to get a better night ’s shut-eye and avoid insomnia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Website promotes tackling insomnia without use of medication
A website created by a Nova Scotia pharmacist aims to help Canadians wean themselves off sleeping pills by teaching them how to treat insomnia without drugs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age?
There’s no doubt that kids need more sleep than adults. Their growing bodies and brains burn through a lot of energy, and adequate rest and recovery are essential for proper development. That’s why the National Sleep Foundation recommends that teens get eight to ten hours of sleep a night, while younger kids require more. But what about adults? It’s common for people to sleep fewer hours in middle age than during their 20s or 30s—and to report feeling fine. But does a person’s sleep requirements diminish with age? “No,” says Dr. Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, director of clinical sleep r...
Source: TIME: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime sleep Source Type: news

WATCH: Can sleep camp improve the quality of your sleep?
"GMA" goes inside Bluesleep's sleep camp to learn about battling insomnia, and Dr. Ashton discusses how you can improve your sleep at home. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Insomnia a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Insomnia a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Do YOU suffer from insomnia? You may be deficient in MAGNESIUM!
Insomnia, of which there are two types, is a huge global problem, affecting around a third of men and women in their 30s and 40s and nearly half of women over 65. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Sacred' Word Repetition May Improve PTSD Symptoms, Insomnia'Sacred' Word Repetition May Improve PTSD Symptoms, Insomnia
A simple meditative technique known as mantram repetition, which involves repeating a sacred word, can reduce symptoms of combat-related PTSD and insomnia, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The heat of the day
It would seem that summer has finally arrived and temperatures are soaring up and down the country. However, while the UK basks in glorious sunshine, a heatwave can bring with it exhausting days, sleepless nights and sun-stressed skin. Follow our simple guide to ensure you keep your cool when the heat is on. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to keep your cool when the heat is on
IT would seem that summer has finally arrived and temperatures are soaring up and down the country. However, while the UK basks in glorious sunshine, a heatwave can bring with it exhausting days, sleepless nights and sun-stressed skin. Follow our simple guide to ensure you keep your cool when the heat is on. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Even minor sleep problems raise women's blood pressure
A new study concludes that even minor sleep disturbances, such as finding it difficult to nod off, can increase the risk of hypertension in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Women who struggle to nod off have higher blood pressure
Researchers at Columbia University in New York have discovered that women who have mild sleep disturbances like insomnia have higher blood pressure and more inflamed blood vessels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatigue is underestimated symptom of endometriosis
Fatigue also linked to insomnia, depression, pain and occupational stress Related items fromOnMedica Polycystic ovarian syndrome Common treatments for infertility don ’t work MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25% Early periods linked to heightened cardiovascular risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Sound Advice for a Sound Sleep
MONDAY, June 25, 2018 -- Insomnia affects up to 15 percent of Americans, but sleeping pills aren't the only -- or the best -- answer. A good sleep routine, exercise and mindfulness are all options to get the restorative sleep you need. Set up a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What is the Prevalence of Somnambulism?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. A review of health problems caused by inadequate sleep can be found here. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and has been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Somnambulism or sleepwalking is a parasomnia (which include confusional a...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 25, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Depression and the relationship between sleep disturbances, nightmares, and suicidal ideation in treatment-seeking Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans - Don Richardson J, King L, St Cyr K, Shnaider P, Roth ML, Ketcheson F, Balderson K, Elhai JD.
This study investigates whether depression mediated the relationship between: 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds
How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Poor sleep is driving up teenagers' heart disease risk
The study by Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the first to assess sleeplessness and its detrimental health effects in teenagers. They found most teens get poor sleep and it's hurting them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should learn therapeutic rocking to relieve stress, insomnia, or PTSD
(Natural News) If you suffer from stress, anxiety, insomnia, pain, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), therapeutic rocking can help ease your symptoms. This natural treatment is beneficial not only for the person being rocked but also for the person doing the rocking. Done properly, therapeutic rocking can be practiced daily to help relieve stress and anxiety.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor Sleep Slows Work Productivity Poor Sleep Slows Work Productivity
Insomnia, snoring, and other sleep problems are associated with decreased work productivity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers
~ 75 percent of those with acute insomnia recover good sleep; ~ 6 percent develop chronic insomnia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

'Acute' Insomnia Hits 1 in 4 in U.S., most recover
Tracking more than 1,400 adults nationwide for a year, researchers found that  about 75 percent of those who dealt with acute insomnia recovered good sleep within 12 months. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Acute insomnia (AI) is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (SLEEP... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Good sleep is hard to come by for the 25 percent of Americans who experience a period of severe insomnia each year, new research suggests. There was some good news, though: Most who suffer a bout of " acute, "'new-onset... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans
Title: Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 14, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

CleanCision Wins Readers ’ Choice Award in MDEA Competition
There was much pomp and circumstance at the Medical Design Excellence Awards Tuesday as the best technologies were honored at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. For one technology, however, it was a strong call of validation. CleanCision, earned the overall Reader’s Choice Award, which spans all categories in the competition. The active cleansing technology also earned the 2018 Medical Device Excellence Award Bronze Medal in the ER and OR Tools Category. CleanCision was developed by San Carlos, CA-based Prescient Medical. “We’re thrilled and we’re honored for validation of what we&rs...
Source: MDDI - June 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Design Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Metabolic risk tied to both too much and too little sleep
Lack of sleep can impact our health, but can too much sleep also be harmful? New research links both extremes to an increased risk of metabolic problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Single brain 'switch' controls both sleep and wakefulness
Contrary to current scientific theories, our brains do not use several areas to control sleep and wakefulness, suggests a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Trouble Sleeping? Insomnia May Be Why
Title: Trouble Sleeping? Insomnia May Be WhyCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/13/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 13, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

10 Tips to Avoid Insomnia and Get a Good Night's Sleep
Title: 10 Tips to Avoid Insomnia and Get a Good Night's SleepCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/14/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:03 PM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 13, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

How to get to sleep in a heatwave: Keep this by your bed to help lower your temperature
HOW TO get to sleep: one of the biggest causes of a sleepless night is heat. In the summer months, heatwaves can leave you feeling exhausted and restless. So what can you do to help lower your temperature and get the forty-winks you need? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomnia symptoms: Eight signs you have the condition and how to get to sleep
INSOMNIA symptoms can be triggered by stress and anxiety, noise, a room that ’s too hot or cold or jet lag. Lack of sleep can have a detrimental affect on how you go about your daily life, so how do you know if you have the condition so you can do something about it? There are eight signs to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sleep paralysis, hallucinations may raise depression risk in some people
A new study finds that sleep paralysis and hallucinations are unexpectedly common and predict depression severity among young athletes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Insomnia Common but Often Short-Lived Insomnia Common but Often Short-Lived
One in four Americans experience bouts of acute insomnia each year, but most recover without developing persistent sleep problems, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Insomnia Common But Often Short-Lived
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Screen time linked to insomnia and depression in teens
Teens who spend a large amount of time in front of a screen have higher risk of sleep issues, which in turns leads to a greater risk of depression. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

A QUARTER of Americans develop insomnia each year, study reveals   
One quarter of Americans develop anxiety each year, raising their risks for conditions like high blood pressure and obesity, new University of Pennsylvania research reveals - but 75 percent of them recover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seasonal Depression Doesn ’t Just Happen in the Winter. Here’s What to Know About Summertime Sadness
As a kid, Krista Golden loved to play outside in her family’s yard when the weather turned nice. But by her mid-twenties, something changed. “As I’ve gotten older, I’d rather be by myself and stay in the house during the summer,” says Golden, who is 43 and lives in Ohio. “I just accepted it as, ‘This is me.'” Last winter, Golden learned that there was a reason for her summertime sadness: Her therapist told her she likely had seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But unlike most people with SAD, who experience dips in mood and energy during the cold, dark months of winter, Golden...
Source: TIME: Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Post-Stroke Insomnia; Custom Glioblastoma Vaccine; Adaptive DBS
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Poor sleep may fuel harmful eating habits and diabetes
Sleep deprivation can make you crave more junk food, warns a new study. And, giving in to these poor eating habits may contribute to the risk of diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Study links screen time to insomnia symptoms and depressive symptoms in adolescents
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Preliminary results from a new study indicate that greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women suffer more work burnout than men do
Women tend to burn out at work more quickly than men do, causing anxiety, insomnia snd heart problems, because they work more stressful, less rewarding jobs, a new Canadian study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi trolls Roseanne over Ambien excuse: 'Racism not a side effect'
Sanofi, the largest life sciences employer in Massachusetts, has fired back at Roseanne Barr after the comedian claimed that her racist tweet about a former Obama aide was caused by taking Ambien, one of the company ’s drugs. Barr set off a firestorm on Tuesday with a racist tweet about former Obama administration official Valerie Jarrett, prompting ABC to cancel the actress' popular sitcom, “Roseanne.” Barr later apologized, while claiming that she was taking the insomnia medication Ambien… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Sanofi trolls Roseanne over Ambien excuse: 'Racism not a side effect'
Sanofi, the largest life sciences employer in Massachusetts, has fired back at Roseanne Barr after the comedian claimed that her racist tweet about a former Obama aide was caused by taking Ambien, one of the company ’s drugs. Barr set off a firestorm on Tuesday with a racist tweet about former Obama administration official Valerie Jarrett, prompting ABC to cancel the actress' popular sitcom, “Roseanne.” Barr later apologized, while claiming that she was taking the insomnia medication Ambien… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults
Insomnia significantly associated only with depressive symptoms, restless leg syndrome (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 30, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Insomnia is likely to be a long-term side effect of stroke
Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Sanofi trolls Roseanne over Ambien excuse: 'Racism not a side effect'
Sanofi, the largest life sciences employer in Massachusetts, has fired back at Roseanne Barr after the comedian claimed that her racist tweet about a former Obama aide was caused by taking Ambien, one of the company ’s drugs. Barr set off a firestorm on Tuesday with a racist tweet about former Obama administration official Valerie Jarrett, prompting ABC to cancel the actress' popular sitcom, “Roseanne.” Barr later apologized, while claiming that she was taking the insomnia medication Ambien… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults
TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 -- Insomnia is common in older community-dwelling adults, but usually mild, according to a study published online May 21 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Brienne Miner, M.D., from Yale University in New Haven,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Insomnia is a likely long-term side effect of stroke
(University of Surrey) Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, a new study in the journal Scientific Reports finds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news