Tagged as Sleep Disorders

Not much can disrupt a person’s day like a bad night’s sleep. According to the -CDC-, over 35% of adults fall short of the recommended 7 hours of sleep they should be getting each night, and the repercussions could be huge. So why are so many people failing to get enough sleep? A handful of common insomnia myths could be at least partially to blame. Myth: Alcohol Makes a Helpful Sleep Aid - Many of...
November 19, 2020
Roughly -37 million people- in the United States suffer from migraines, an often painful condition that can leave sufferers wiped out for days. Their frequency can depend on a number of factors, with one of the biggest being sleep. About half of all migraine sufferers report disrupted sleep as a headache trigger. Pinpointing Migraine Triggers - About -half- of all migraine sufferers report poor sleep...
June 3, 2020
Chronic sleep deprivation may seem like a normal part of adult life, but it -may have a greater impact on our health than we realize. Researchers are finding that sleep deprivation can do far more than affect our concentration and work performance. Over the long-term, -not getting enough sleep can lead to a number of health conditions-, and it might even shorten our lives. Insomniac Nation - Between...
April 7, 2020
Snoring is a common problem, affecting nearly -90 million adults- in the United States. Of those, approximately 37 million snore on a regular basis, a fact that could indicate a more serious problem or underlying condition, such as sleep apnea. Even if there isn’t a serious condition at play, snoring interrupts healthy sleep patterns, for both the snorer and their partner. Fortunately, there are things...
March 24, 2020
Poor sleep quality can affect more than work performance the ability to safely maneuver a car. A lack of good, restful sleep could also interfere with intimate relationships. In fact, it can wreak havoc on that relationship. We've got to learn how to improve our sleep routines so we're less likely to start an argument, more likely to stay in shape, less likely to hold a grudge, and even more likely...
February 5, 2020
Insomnia can spoil even the best of days, turning the night into a long and restless waste, sapping energy and making the next day a walking misery. Insomnia strikes about -25 percent of U.S. adults- each year, leaving a slew of -health effects- in its wake. Insomnia can make life difficult in so many ways, including what it can do to your waistline. Research shows regularly getting fewer than 7 hours...
January 10, 2020
Chronic sleep deprivation, getting insufficient sleep for an extended period of time, has been associated with a slew of -health issues-, ranging from cardiovascular disease to metabolic syndrome. If that’s not bad enough, some chronic conditions can turn poor sleep quality into a deadly threat. Are you at risk? - Sleep deprivation can take a toll on the body. For those who are healthy, it can increase...
January 7, 2020
The FDA recently required the addition of a- box warning- to some popular sleep medications after adverse effects lead to reported deaths. The medications, most commonly found in Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata, have led to reports of bizarre behaviors in the past, but the extent of their related dangers is only now coming to light. Sleeping medications such as Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata have been known...
June 11, 2019
Lack of sleep is a major health problem in this country. According to the CDC, almost 70 million people suffer from sleep problems. Sleepiness can lead to depression, obesity and even danger while driving. It's turning into a health emergency, but there's one solution that most people have never even heard about. If you're one of the millions of people suffering from insomnia, you've probably tried...
April 9, 2019
Do you know someone who loves the night? Maybe the sweet silence of 3 a.m. is appealing to them. Perhaps they work nights or study late. A Korean study- found a causal relationship between being a night owl and metabolic disorders. In addition, a -recent study conducted by the UK Biobank - sought to determine whether there could be a connection between sleeping schedules and mortality rates, and the...
October 28, 2018