Are Edibles Actually Good for Sleep?
About 14% of U.S. adults said they used marijuana edibles as of 2022, and research suggests many of them do so in search of better sleep. One small 2021 study of cannabis users found that more than three-quarters of them thought they slept better thanks to the drug. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] But despite the popularity of using edibles for sleep, the data on how well they help people drift off are surprisingly mixed. Using edibles is “very helpful for some people,” says Deirdre Conroy, clinical director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Michigan Medicine. But “for some peop...
Source: TIME: Health - November 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
Too Little Sleep Destroys DNA?
I talk to my patients about the danger of not sleeping all the time. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem that affects 75 million Americans. People who don’t sleep, or sleep poorly, have up to 400% more accidents that those who get a good night’s rest. Not getting enough sleep also increases your risk of developing chronic diseases. Studies, including a large meta-analysis of 470,000 adults, found that those who slept less than six hours developed a:1,2,3,4,5 48% increase in the incidence of coronary heart disease 30% increased risk of dementia 15% increase in the incidence of stroke 50% cancer risk 17% higher risk ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 25, 2023 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Anti-Aging Health Source Type: news
Shoppers praise this muscle mist for making a 'significant difference' to restless legs and sleep
SHOPPING: Scores of Amazon shoppers suffering from restless leg syndrome and poor sleep have found an encouraging sleep aid, the Feather & Down Magnesium Muscle Mist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Restless Legs a New Modifiable Risk Factor for Dementia? Restless Legs a New Modifiable Risk Factor for Dementia?
Restless legs syndrome has been associated with an increased risk of dementia in new findings that suggest the disorder may be a risk factor for or an early noncognitive sign of dementia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 22, 2023 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Restless Legs and Opioids; Obesity Brain Changes; Parkinson's Apple Watch
(MedPage Today) -- Opioids at low doses continued to have good efficacy in people with refractory restless legs syndrome over 2 years, longitudinal data showed. (Neurology) In a mouse model, focused ultrasound-mediated liquid biopsy (sonobiopsy... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 31, 2023 Category: Neurology Source Type: news
How can I ease the discomfort of restless legs? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a deeply unpleasant sensation in the lower limbs which is only resolved by movement - hence the name. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How Do You Fall Asleep With Restless Legs?
Title: How Do You Fall Asleep With Restless Legs?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/21/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 21, 2022 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news
Restless Legs Syndrome Common in X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy Restless Legs Syndrome Common in X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy
In a pilot study, restless legs syndrome (RLS) occurred in 40% of 32 adults with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ADL) ― marking the first time prevalence of RLS in ALD has been examined.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - April 8, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
Restless Legs Syndrome Surged Early During COVID Pandemic Restless Legs Syndrome Surged Early During COVID Pandemic
Although symptoms waned later in the pandemic, RLS severity increased during the early stages, with elevated scores linked to sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 11, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Restless legs syndrome in children
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My child moves around a lot at bedtime and has trouble falling asleep. She describes "bugs" on her legs. As someone who was diagnosed with restless legs syndrome, I am wondering if children can develop restless legs syndrome, too? ANSWER: Yes, children can have restless legs syndrome. You also may hear it called Willis Ekbom disease, based on the names of the physicians who first described this condition. Just like adults, children can have… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 27, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Stroke-Related Restless Legs Syndrome an'Emerging Entity'Stroke-Related Restless Legs Syndrome an'Emerging Entity '
Researchers uncover patterns that could help clinicians diagnose this common neurologic condition after stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
What Is Your Body Lacking with Restless Legs
What Is Your Body Lacking When You Have Restless Legs? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
New Treatment Option for Restless Legs? New Treatment Option for Restless Legs?
Dipyridamole shows promise for restless legs syndrome, reducing symptoms and improving sleep. It potentially offers new treatment option, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
App Helps Screen for Autism Spectrum Disorder Step It Up! : Get Active for Your Health Disruptive Leg Movement? : Managing Restless Legs Syndrome Protect Yourself From Lyme Disease Noisy Planet (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - July 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news