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2014-07-10 23:11:24

According to Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group, sleep is as important to our health as good nutrition and regular exercise. Not getting enough sleep is detrimental to daytime functioning – to our mood, energy, concentration and reaction time. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Almost everyone has occasional trouble sleeping. Stress, anxiety, something we ate, jet lag or any number of other things might keep us tossing and turning restlessly once in a while. But for 60...

2014-07-10 08:28:53

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors US aims to help doctors find patients in their local area through an innovative method: the online search engine. With this tool, patients across the nation have easier access to care and can finally see relief from disruptive sleep apnea symptoms like insomnia. Listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US as a sleep apnea doctor is as easy as creating a social media account. Doctors are even able to sign in online using their...

Newborn Night-Waking Has A Detrimental Health Impact On Parents
2014-07-09 09:11:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the hardest parts of new parenthood is never getting enough sleep. Once an hour, every night, the baby cries out for food, comfort, or to be cleaned. Most new parents report feeling more exhausted in the morning than they did the night before. Professor Avi Sadeh led a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University's (TAU) School of Psychological Sciences to conduct the first study to examine why interrupted sleep can be as...

Sleep Studies Find Contradictory Results Pertaining To Lunar Cycles
2014-07-09 07:36:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Ask any emergency room nurse or doctor and they will tell you that the effect on human behavior of a full moon cannot be denied. Besides anecdotal accounts of general human lunacy when the moon looms large in the night sky, there has been murmurs for some time in the scientific community that the Earth's natural satellite also affects our sleep. All studies thus far have been inconclusive. As reported in Time Magazine and other...

2014-07-08 23:07:36

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for sleep-aid products is expected to grow to $76.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6%. The sleep apnea products and diagnostics market is projected to move at a tremendous 11.3% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, SLEEP AIDS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for sleep-aid products is...

Symptoms Similar To Schizophrenia Caused By Sleep deprivation
2014-07-08 03:50:05

University of Bonn Psychologists at the University of Bonn are amazed by the severe deficits caused by a sleepless night Twenty-four hours of sleep deprivation can lead to conditions in healthy persons similar to the symptoms of schizophrenia. This discovery was made by an international team of researchers under the guidance of the University of Bonn and King's College London. The scientists point out that this effect should be investigated more closely in persons who have to work at...

2014-07-08 04:21:32

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Navy and NASA researchers have each examined the impact of sleep in individuals living and working underwater but researchers with Clayton Sleep Institute (CSI) in St. Louis are hoping to gain new insight with a study in cooperation with Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31. The study teams the sleep researchers with aquanauts to examine how factors such as low light exposure, ambient pressure, air gas mixtures, stress and isolation may...

2014-07-05 23:00:14

Pro Player Health Alliance, Living Heart Foundation, Dr. Swick MD, Dr. Wolf DDS and retired NFL players will be producing a "Tackling Sleep Apnea With NFL Greats" film with PBS. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Since taking the country by storm four years ago, Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) has treated hundreds of former professional athletes and their families for sleep apnea. Their mission has received increasing coverage in the media after PPHA began working through the...

stress can feed insomnia
2014-07-04 05:25:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. This is the major finding of a new study investigating the link between stress and the development of insomnia. “Our study is among the first to show that it's not the number of stressors, but your reaction to them that determines the likelihood of experiencing insomnia,” stated lead author Vivek Pillai, PhD and research fellow at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at...

2014-07-03 23:04:30

Sleep apnea doctors nationwide can now take advantage of a complimentary listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Thanks to Sleep Doctors dot US, sleep apnea doctors now have a new way to widen their patient database. Doctors across the nation can benefit from a complimentary online listing, making them more easily accessible to patients seeking sleep apnea treatment in their local areas. Patients can search for doctors by zip code and easily schedule a...


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