Latest insomnia Stories

2013-07-09 23:23:19

Everyone needs a good night's rest, but when a health-related issue or stress get in the way, insomnia becomes the enemy. Mom's Meals offers tips for getting much-needed rest. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 It’s an age-old question: What’s keeping you up at night? As we age, and sleep becomes even more critical, there are more and more things keeping us up at night. Seniors who do not get enough rest are at higher risk for cognitive impairment, and caregivers who...

Poor Sleep Linked Relationship Problems
2013-07-09 12:54:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from a team at the University of California, Berkley suggests sleepless nights could turn lovers into fighters. According to a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, people are more likely to lash out at their romantic partners if they haven't had a good night's sleep. Researchers collected data on the sleep habits of more than 100 couples who had been together for an average of two...

2013-07-01 11:32:24

Pre-deployment insomnia symptoms confer risk similar to combat exposure A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Health Research Center has shown military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The new study, published in the July 2013 edition of the journal SLEEP, found that pre-existing...

Researchers Link Sleep Deprivation And Anxiety
2013-06-26 16:05:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Everyone knows what kind of effect a good night’s sleep can have on mood and new research from the University of California, Berkeley has shown that sleep deprivation can amplify activity in brain regions responsible for anxiety. The researchers’ study, which was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that people who are naturally more anxious are more vulnerable to this effect of inadequate sleep....

2013-06-25 23:27:36

Essential Source®, a market leader in specialty nutraceutical products, combats insomnia and RMS (Restless Mind Syndrome) naturally, utilizing new dissolvable strip technology for rapid absorption. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 50-70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder, such as insomnia. Persons experiencing sleep insufficiency are also more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as...

2013-06-21 23:02:01

Vital to our overall health, practicing good sleep strategies and techniques prove to be crucial in the attempt to revitalize your body and mind through invigorating sleep patterns. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Sleep Strategies – The Best Way to Get a Healthy Full Night Sleep    Vital to our overall health, practicing good sleep strategies and techniques prove to be crucial in the attempt to revitalize your body and mind through invigorating sleep patterns.  With...

Ambien Heightens Recollection Of Bad Memories
2013-06-16 04:45:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once asleep, we all experience five different stages in our sleep cycle. That being said, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who is familiar with any of the cycles besides REM sleep, or rapid eye movement sleep, which is typically characterized by quick and random movements of the eyes combined with muscle paralysis. During REM, neural activity in the brain intensifies showing a similarity to the activity associated with...

Binge Drinking Linked To Insomnia Older Adults
2013-06-11 08:37:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults, a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine finds. The study findings, published in the journal SLEEP, reveal that 26.2 percent of participants had two or less binge drinking days per week on average, while 3.1 percent had more than two days per week. The team adjusted their results for demographic variables, medical conditions and elevated...

Shift Work May Affect Sleep Patterns In Offshore Workers
2013-05-31 13:47:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Working long and late shifts on an offshore oil rig can affect your circadian rhythm, creating sleep troubles, says a new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway. While this seems like commonly understood logic, researcher Siri Waage with the UiB´s Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care says that the long hours and late nights don´t have the same effect on oil workers on dry land. She studied...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).