How to sleep in hot weather: Beat the heat with a cold flannel on this part of your body
HOW TO SLEEP: Many of us regularly wake up hot due to the summer heat, and with sleep being one of the most important things for bodily function, how can you beat the heat to get a peaceful night ’s rest? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Dietary Supplements. Here ’s Why Researchers Say That’s Concerning
A third of kids and adolescents under age 19 regularly take supplements like omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins and melatonin, according to a new report. It’s a finding that researchers say is concerning because there is no proven benefit for healthy children taking supplements. The report, published Monday as a research letter in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, found that overall about a third of the young people surveyed used dietary supplements, with multivitamins being the most common. Use of supplements that primarily contained vitamins and minerals remained stable over time, but use of herbal, non-vitamin, or non-...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Vitamins Source Type: news

Today's Sleepy Teens Tomorrow's Heart Patients?
Average sleep duration for kids in the study was only a little over seven hours per day, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO Classifies ‘ Gaming Disorder ’ As Mental Health Condition
NEW YORK (CNN) – Watching as video games ensnare their children, many parents have grumbled about “digital heroin,” likening the flashing images to one of the world’s most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup. The World Health Organization announced ‘gaming disorder’ as a new mental health condition to be included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released on Monday. “I’m not creating a precedent,” said Dr. Vladimir Poznyak, a member of WHO’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, which proposed the new ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Tech CNN Local TV talkers Video Games Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Eating asparagus could help reduce symptoms
FIBROMYALGIA is a condition of final diagnosis, according to some GPs. When they can ’t establish what is causing symptoms, such as lack of sleep, fibromyalgia is eventually diagnosed. Treatment focuses on reducing these symptoms, which includes changes to lifestyle and diet. Eating this green food could help you get more sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Feeling tired even when you got enough sleep could be a symptom
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can make you feel very tired. So tired, in fact, that you may struggle to stay awake every afternoon, despite getting the NHS-recommended level of sleep. This could be a symptom or sign of the deficiency, meaning you could need to make changes to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Today's Sleepy Teens May Be Tomorrow's Heart Patients
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- Most kids don't get enough sleep, and that may put them on a path to future heart trouble, a new study finds. Young teens who slept less than seven hours a night tended to have more body fat, elevated blood pressure and less... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Chronic sleep deprivation and gender-specific risk of depression in adolescents: a prospective population-based study - Conklin AI, Yao CA, Richardson CG.
BACKGROUND: Chronic exposure to sleep deprivation may increase the  risk of depression in young people who are particularly vulnerable to changes in sleep and mental health. Sleep deprivation and incident depression may also differ by gender. We investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep deprivation in neurointensive care unit patients from serial neurological checks: how much is too much? - McLaughlin DC, Hartjes TM, Freeman WD.
OBJECTIVE: Hourly neurological examinations are frequently performed in the neurointensive care unit (NICU) to quickly detect neurological deterioration. These examinations require the patient to be awakened hourly for days disrupting the sleep cycle and p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized 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

Workplace Noise in Daytime Linked to Sleep Problems at Night Workplace Noise in Daytime Linked to Sleep Problems at Night
Being exposed to a noisy workplace all day may cause stress that carries over into the evening and reduces sleep quality, suggests a small study from Taiwan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News 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

Teens' lack of sleep tied to high blood pressure, more body fat
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart disease like high blood pressure and excess body fat, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five ways to get more shut-eye in hot weather
SLEEP is an essential activity that we all need to do at least once a day. However, sometimes it can be difficult when the weather is too hot. Follow these five tips to get to sleep during hot weather. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - 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

Social media and mobiles leave us needing more than 8 hours sleep
Sleep experts are now urging people to get to bed early enough to get 8.5 hours of sleep - not eight - because modern humans need more rest to process the now-constant stream of information. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 -- Longer sleep duration and higher sleep efficiency are associated with a more favorable cardiometabolic profile in early adolescence, according to a study published online June 15 in Pediatrics. Elizabeth M. Cespedes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blood biomarkers as a diagnostic tool for obstructive sleep apnea
(Dove Medical Press) Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition causing daytime tiredness which can significantly impact a patient's quality of life and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. It is a common, chronic disorder that affects thousands of patients, yet recent studies show that many sufferers remain undiagnosed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Studies provide new insights into the role of sleep in chronic pain
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) provide insight into the role of sleep in chronic pain. The first study demonstrates a predictive role of sleep problems for chronic pain and the second provides insight into chronic pain and sleep in adolescents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Social media and cell phones are so stressful that we now need MORE than 8 hours sleep, expert says
Sleep experts are now urging people to get to bed early enough to get 8.5 hours of sleep - not eight - because modern humans need more rest to process the now-constant stream of information. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep - ‘amazingly effective’ summer trick to help you fall asleep in hot weather
HOW TO sleep: Sleep better by making changes to your bed time routine, avoiding uncomfortable mattresses, and by making changes to your diet plan. But, if you struggle to fall asleep in hot weather, you could get a better night ’s rest by doing this summer trick while lying in bed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Workplace noise in daytime linked to sleep problems at night
(Reuters Health) - Being exposed to a noisy workplace all day may cause stress that carries over into the evening and reduces sleep quality, suggests a small study from Taiwan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

Driving when distracted and sleepy: the effect of phone and passenger conversations on driving performance - Matthews RW, Kontou TG, Naweed A, Sargent C, Roach GD.
This study investigates the effect of passenger and phone conversations on sleep-restricted driving. Six volunteers (50% male, mean age 24.8  ± 4.3 years) had their sleep restricted to 4 h in bed followed by a 20-min simulated drive on three separate o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload 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

Early birds less prone to depression
(University of Colorado at Boulder) A study of 32,000 women found that those with an early chronotype, or sleep-wake preference, were significantly less likely to develop depression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

International research team finds brain changes linked to sleep need
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery. An international study published today in Nature sheds new light on the biochemistry of sleep need in the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New position paper recommends treatment options for nightmare disorder in adults
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) A variety of treatment options may be effective for nightmare disorder in adults, according to a position paper from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NASA engineers hope the Opportunity rover will sleep through a continent-sized dust storm on Mars
NASA ’s Opportunity rover is incommunicado after being hit by a severe, continent-scale dust storm on Mars, space agency officials said Wednesday — and they’re not sure exactly when they’ll hear from it again.Officials say the rover has probably fallen asleep after being unable to generate enough... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

SleepScore's new app monitors sleep quality using soundwaves
SleepScore Labs — a joint venture between ResMed, Dr. Oz Media, and Pegasus Capital Advisors best known for its contactless, bedside sleep quality measurement device — has launched a new offering that relies only on the user’s smartphone. The SleepScore App uses the phone’s speakers as a SONAR system by pro jecting inaudible soundwaves around the bedroom. Once these reflect off of the user’s sleeping body and are captured by the smartphone’s microphone, the app’s algorithms translate the readings into a one- to 100-point metric of sleep quality. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology 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

How maca can make your day much better
(Natural News) Ever had one of those days where by the end of it you’re ready to crawl from the couch onto the bed, and sleep for 12 hours? Or maybe you’re one of those people who feel that way as soon as you wake up, or by mid afternoon (after the caffeine has worn off... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longitudinal association between peer victimization and sleep problems in preschoolers: the moderating role of parenting - Bilodeau F, Brendgen M, Vitaro F, C ôté SM, Tremblay RE, Touchette E, Montplaisir J, Boivin M.
This study examined the moderating role of parental behaviors in the longitudinal link between peer victimization and sleep problems during preschool. The sample consisted of 1,181 children (594 girls) attending day care between the ages of 3 and 6  years.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children 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

Sleep: Are You Sleep Deprived?
Title: Sleep: Are You Sleep Deprived?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/24/2006 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

Sleep: At The Wheel With Sleep Apnea!
Title: Sleep: At The Wheel With Sleep Apnea!Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/4/2004 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

Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Title: Progressive Muscle RelaxationCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/23/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 13, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

8 Tips on How to Relax and Sleep When Stressed
Title: 8 Tips on How to Relax and Sleep When StressedCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/25/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 13, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Chloral Hydrate Uses and Risks
Title: Chloral Hydrate Uses and RisksCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/27/2007 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:05 PM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 13, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Ambien: Sleeping Pill FAQs
Title: Ambien: Sleeping Pill FAQsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/25/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:04 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

UTSA researcher studies the impact religion has on sleep quality
(University of Texas at San Antonio) Christopher Ellison, in The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Department of Sociology, Terrence D. Hill, associate professor of sociology at the University of Arizona and Reed T. Deangelis '15 '17, a UTSA alumnus and a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, published a study analyzing how religious practices impact sleep quality in Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The serious reason you need to sleep in the dark
Study reveals that having a light on while sleeping can raise your risk of metabolic diseases. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Less than six or more than 10 hours sleep a night raises people's risk of heart disease
Researchers from Seoul National University found that women who slept for ten hours a night or more were 40 per cent more at risk of premature death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The neurocognitive effects of lacking sleep: How being tired all the time is literally killing you
(Natural News) Getting enough sleep is crucial for overall health since our bodies recuperate during this time. Understandably though, many of us are involved in different activities – working, taking care of the family, exercising, hanging out with friends – that we always tend to sacrifice a good night’s sleep. However, this type of neglect... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news