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Moms with ADHD Reveal Lessons They ’ ve Learned in Handling Parenting Challenges
You’re a mom who has ADHD, and you’re in the thick of mothering. Maybe you’re in the thick of toddlerhood, besieged by big tantrums and bleary-eyed after one-too-many sleepless nights. Maybe you’re in the thick of adolescence, trying to traverse schedules and emotional roller coasters. Maybe you have several kids, and find yourself frustrated and stressed out over all the logistics. Maybe none of the above describes your situation. But you still feel utterly inadequate and unsure and panicked that you’re parenting all wrong. You’re not alone. Terry Matlen, an ADHD coach, author and mom t...
Source: Psych Central - February 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Attention Deficit Disorder Disorders General Parenting Personal Stories Self-Help Women's Issues ADHD and parenting Adhd Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD gifts ADHD tips creative solutions Creativity kids with ADHD Source Type: news

Trazodone Improves Some Measures of Sleep Quality Trazodone Improves Some Measures of Sleep Quality
Trazodone can improve some aspects of sleep quality in people with insomnia, according to data from a new meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Toddler's died meningitis was dismissed as tonsillitis
In June 2016, Bobby Beardshall, now three, from Hull, was taken to hospital by his concerned mother Jane Brown, 42, after he developed a fever, high-pitched cry and insomnia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury Still Out on CES for Depression, Anxiety, Pain, Insomnia Jury Still Out on CES for Depression, Anxiety, Pain, Insomnia
There is sparse evidence supporting the efficacy of cranial electric stimulation (CES) for the treatment of chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and insomnia, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Sleepless in Japan: How insomnia kills
(De Gruyter) Laypeople tend to think that insomnia is usually a symptom of something else, like stress, a bad diet or a sedentary lifestyle, but this may not be true at all. It is possible that insomnia itself causes many of the conditions that it is seen as a symptom of. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nabokov, Ozil and the uses of insomnia
Doctors assure us that we need at least seven hours of sleep a night — but are there some benefits to being awake in the small hours? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopause remedies designed to balance your hormones and help you lose weight naturally
(Natural News) Of all the discomforts that can accompany menopause – including insomnia, mood changes and hot flashes – the most frustrating of all may be unintended weight gain. The fact is: the lifestyle choices women successfully used to maintain healthy weight in their 20s and 30s may begin to fail in menopause. According to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleepless in Latin America: Blind cavefish, extreme environments and insomnia
(Florida Atlantic University) A study led by researchers from Florida Atlantic University has found that differences in the production of the neuropeptide Hypocretin, previously implicated in human narcolepsy, may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people. It may also provide important insight into the evolution of sleep and how we might build a brain that does not need to sleep. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Staying up all night harms women's working memory
A new study reveals that just one night of poor sleep can have a negative impact on the working memory of women, but the same can't be said for men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why you feel tired all the time
Have you ever felt extremely tired and been unable to pinpoint the reason? We have put together the most common explanations for tiredness and fatigue. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Severe and lingering symptoms occur in some after treatment for Lyme disease
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a study of 61 people treated for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, Johns Hopkins researchers conclude that fatigue, pain, insomnia and depression do indeed persist over long periods of time for some people, despite largely normal physical exams and clinical laboratory testing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3 Pervasive, Persistent Myths about Seasonal Affective Disorder
Our society tends to dismiss seasonal affective disorder (SAD). We minimize it. We misunderstand it. Oh, you just don’t like winter. And who could blame you? Winter is tough on everyone. Oh, SAD is like the winter blues, right? You get grumpy or moody because you hate the freezing cold. You’re just in a funk. It happens to a lot of people. It’s totally normal. How can you feel depressed when the air is so crisp and it’s a winter wonderland out there? We incorporate SAD into our vocabulary, flippantly using it in conversation. “Similar to someone saying “I can’t make up my mind, it...
Source: Psych Central - January 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Depression Disorders General Seasonal Affective Disorder Stigma Light therapy Mental Health Stigma phototherapy SAD summer depression summertime depression winter depression wintertime depression Source Type: news

Is THIS the key to unlocking happiness?
EXCLUSIVE: Gemma Heaton, 34, from Wigan, suffered from panic attacks, sleepless nights and a pounding heartbeat. Her life changed when she began keeping a private 'gratitude' journal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are your food habits causing you to lose sleep? Expert says what you eat and WHEN you eat it are key, reveals 7 eating habits that could be giving you insomnia
(Natural News) If you are having a hard time falling asleep at night or if you wake up easily, it may be because of what you ate and when you ate it. Jackie Lynch, a registered nutritional therapist and author based in London, shared seven eating habits that people make that affect their sleep quantity... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Things to Do When You Can ’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime sleep Source Type: news

What happens to your body when you don't get enough sleep
Here, FEMAIL looks at the impact this sleeplessness has on the body and some simple tips for improving your slumber and overall health moving forward. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WSU study to test sleep technology in chronic insomnia
(Washington State University) A new, three-year project led by scientists in Washington State University's Sleep and Performance Research Center may soon bring relief to those who toss and turn. In collaboration with the University of Washington, the researchers will test the effectiveness of a novel, low-cost sleep measurement technology with built-in sleep coaching functionality in individuals with chronic insomnia. Insomnia is considered chronic if disrupted sleep occurs at least three nights a week for more than three months. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Severe and protracted sleep disruptions in mouse model of post-traumatic stress disorder - Sharma R, Sahota P, Thakkar MM.
Increasing evidences suggest that the predator threat model is a valid animal model of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, sleep has never been examined in this model. Since sleep disturbances, including insomnia and excessive daytime sleepines... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Morbid jealousy reactivated by mood episodes - Masiran R, Hussin NS.
A middle-aged man who has been enduring financial constraint experienced a period of irritability, increased goal-directed activities and insomnia occurring along with extreme jealousy with his current wife. The episode was followed by depressed mood and n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What sleep talkers say during slumber
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)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Sleep Better, Lose Weight?
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 -- Sleeplessness could cost you when it's time to stand on your bathroom scale, a new British study suggests. People plagued by insomnia who began sleeping more cut the amount of sugary foods they tended to eat, an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Insomnia and motor vehicle accident-related injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007-2016 - Erickson EA, Stahlman S, McNellis MG.
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in adults, and its incidence is increasing in the U.S. Armed Forces. A potential consequence of insomnia (including medications used to treat it) is increased risk of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs), which cause si... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can't sleep? Time to write your to-do list, study says
A recent study suggests that there may be an easy fix for those of us who struggle to fall asleep: writing our to-do lists just before bed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The sleep diet: Could this work?
A new study concludes that getting extra sleep might help you lose weight. Could this be the easiest diet ever? We look at the research and pray it's true. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Ebb device cures insomnia by pumping fluid coolant to head
The new device, named Ebb, includes a soft fabric headband through which a cooling fluid is circulated. It was developed at the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S device cures insomnia by pumping fluid coolant to head
The new device, named Ebb, includes a soft fabric headband through which a cooling fluid is circulated. It was developed at the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is lack of sleep to blame for repetitive negative thoughts?
We now know that sleep quality is linked to various physical and mental health outcomes. Is shorter, poorer sleep also to blame for our obsessive worries? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Can ’t sleep? It could be your microbiome, says this Cambridge startup
The company, called Halobiome, announced a collaboration with Johnson and Johnson on Friday to develop over-the-counter treatments for sleeplessness that are made up of bacteria. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

The association between sleep apnea and suicidal thought and behavior: an analysis of national survey data - Bishop TM, Ashrafioun L, Pigeon WR.
OBJECTIVE: Sleep disturbances have been associated with increased risk for suicidal thought and behavior. The literature in regard to sleep and suicide, however, has focused predominantly on generalized sleep disturbance or insomnia. The purpose of the cur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cannabis more effective than prescriptions: Seventy-year-old grandmother threw out all her pills, says smoking cannabis manages her ailments
(Natural News) Vancouver resident Carol Francey, 70, attributed cannabis use of more than five decades to her excellent health today. According to Francey, she smoked cannabis to alleviate various conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, and insomnia. Francey added that her previous medications used to affect her balance and slurred her speech. However, the use of various forms of cannabis proved... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Informal Caregiving Linked to Sleep Problems Informal Caregiving Linked to Sleep Problems
For people who are in the workforce already, the added burden of unpaid caregiving for a family member or loved one may lead to insomnia and other sleep issues, according to a large study from Sweden.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Caring for a sick family member linked to sleep problems
Unpaid caregiving for a family member or loved one may lead to insomnia and other sleep issues, according to a large study from Sweden. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Informal caregiving linked to sleep problems
(Reuters Health) - For people who are in the workforce already, the added burden of unpaid caregiving for a family member or loved one may lead to insomnia and other sleep issues, according to a large study from Sweden. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'Don't panic,' but KC's safety-net services are nearing 'catastrophic' danger
Leaders of Kansas City's safety-net nonprofits face sleepless nights as they wait for Congress to renew a large portion of their funding. Federally qualified health centers, such as Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, the KC Care Clinic and Swope Health Services, face a steep decline without the renewal of the community health center fund (CHCF). Bob Theis, acting CEO of Samuel Rodgers, said the funding accounts for about half of the h ealth center's grants, at about $3.8 million. Like the Children's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

'Don't panic,' but KC's safety-net services are nearing 'catastrophic' danger
Leaders of Kansas City's safety-net nonprofits face sleepless nights as they wait for Congress to renew a large portion of their funding. Federally qualified health centers, such as Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, the KC Care Clinic and Swope Health Services, face a steep decline without the renewal of the community health center fund (CHCF). Bob Theis, acting CEO of Samuel Rodgers, said the funding accounts for about half of the h ealth center's grants, at about $3.8 million. Like the Children's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Just one sleepless night increases Alzheimer's risk
Harmful proteins build up in the brain after just one night without sleep, reaching the levels of people genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's, a Washington University study revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Restless legs syndrome may raise cardiovascular death risk
A new study finds that the common sleep disturbance raises the risk of cardiovascular-related mortality, particularly among elderly women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Media use and insomnia after terror attacks in France - Goodwin R, Lemola S, Ben-Ezra M.
Direct exposure to traumatic events often precipitates sleep disorders. Sleep disturbance has also been observed amongst those indirectly exposed to trauma, via mass media. However, previous work has focused on traditional media use, rather than contempora... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why sleep deprivation affects each of us differently
Stayed up late drinking too much eggnog this Christmas? If you have a certain 'lucky' gene, sleep deprivation won't affect you too much, new study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Wearing Amber Lenses Before Bed May Help With Insomnia
Improvements in Pittsburgh Insomnia Rating Scale and significant delay in reported wake - up time (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 21, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Zolpidem overdose: a dilemma in mental health - Jung M.
Sleeping pills are one of the most common drugs taken by adults when afflicted by insomnia. Adverse effects of pharmacotherapy, however, should not be overlooked, and monitoring is needed to check for an overdose of sleeping pills. We reviewed zolpidem ove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Grandmother believes cannabis is the secret to her health
Carol Francey, 70, from Vancouver, credits her marijuana habit for helping her to manage her arthritis, sciatica and insomnia, saying her medication used to slur her speech and affect her balance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do older people forget overnight? Study investigates
A new study has suggested that uncoupling between slow waves and spindles in non-REM sleep may be the cause of overnight forgetting in older brains. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Depressed and Worried About Finances? How to Become More Financially Savvy
No one starts off in life wanting to worry about money. In fact, most of us dream of achieving wonderful things, including the ability to buy what we want, when we want it. It’s only after a series of disappointments — some call them hard knocks — that we come to the realization that money only goes so far. If we fail to learn the lessons of budgeting and saving, we’re destined to keep running into financial problems. This can lead to many a sleepless night, accompanied by worry and depression about finances. Finding a path from what I’ll call financial illiteracy to being more financially sav...
Source: Psych Central - December 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Anxiety Depression Money and Financial finances Financial Burdens money problems spending Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Need more sleep than most people? Blame your genes
Do you need 12 hours of sleep per day to function? Or is 2 hours per night enough for you? A new study investigates the genetics behind these differences. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Amber-tinted glasses may provide relief for insomnia
(Columbia University Medical Center) Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center tested a method to reduce the adverse effects of evening ambient light exposure, while still allowing use of blue light-emitting devices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

To sleep or not: Researchers explore complex genetic network behind sleep duration
NIH-supported study could lead to better approaches for treating insomnia, other sleep disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gay people are more likely to have trouble sleeping
Researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics in Atlanta build on past research that found gay or bisexual people are more likely to suffer from insomnia due to severe psychological stress. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Does an Anxiety Disorder Feel Like? Here Are 4 Signs You May Have a Problem
If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population of the world, after all. It also represents the share of that population that will at some point experience an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health. For those billions, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent fretfulness, distractedness and a sort of whole-body clenching, to the paralytic crisis of a full-blown panic attack. All of it feels lousy; all of it is a state you race to escape — which typically only ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized anxiety disorder behavior health OCD psychology PTSD Source Type: news