Many Men Prioritize Playing Video Games, Drinking Over Good Sleep

Share on PinterestA new survey finds that a majority of men say they often sacrifice a good night’s sleep to spend more time playing video games and drinking alcohol. Photo Attractive/Getty Images A new survey has found that men often prioritize other activities like video games or drinking over sleep. Playing video games late into … Read more

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Posted Apr 26, 2022, 1:43 pm Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News For three exhausting years, Lauren Lockwood tried to get her son Rex to sleep through the night. As an infant, he couldn’t sleep without a blanket over his carrier to drown out the world around him. At age 2, it sometimes took hours for … Read more

Circadian rhythm disruption in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Implications for the post-acute sequelae of COVID-19

This article was originally published here Brain Behav Immun Health. 2022 Jan 10;20:100412. doi: 10.1016/j.bbih.2022.100412. eCollection 2022 Mar. ABSTRACT Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a common and disabling disorder primarily characterized by persistent fatigue and exercise intolerance, with associated sleep disturbances, autonomic dysfunction, and cognitive problems. The causes of ME/CFS are not well understood … Read more

Sleep aids may help, but there are risks

I’m not the only one: In a 2021 systematic review, researchers reported that 36% of people in the United States and 12 other countries have experienced sleep problems during the pandemic, and, according to a 2021 report from the American Psychological Association, 32% of US adults reported changes in sleeping habits because of pandemic stress. … Read more

Blessed with a newborn in the house? How to survive sleep deprivation as a parent

Sleep shortage or sleep deprivation after childbirth is a genuine concern Photo: iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS There is almost nothing as joyous as welcoming a newborn into the family. But a baby in the house means the added responsibility of ensuring the welfare of the bundle of joy. Are you losing precious sleep while your baby … Read more

Smart Beds Can Be Useful Tool for Diagnosing Insomnia, Study Finds

Patients with lower heart rate variability during sleep may suffer from insomnia, the study found. A new report links heart rate variability (HRV) with risk of insomnia and used a novel tool for identifying patients who may be suffering from insomnia — their beds. The study, which was presented in March at the World Sleep … Read more

Jennifer Aniston on Living with Insomnia and Sleep Hacks That Help

Share on PinterestAfter years of living with insomnia, Jennifer Aniston says a conversation with her doctor helped set her on the right path to improve her sleep quality. Photography courtesy of Idorsia Jennifer Aniston has teamed up with the Seize the Night & Day program to spread awareness about insomnia. Insomnia is a disorder in … Read more

The Vicious Cycle of Food and Sleep

The future, my mom used to say, belongs to those who wake up early. L’avenir appartient à ceux qui se lèvent tôt. She’d say this as we drove to early ice skating practices on those cold winter mornings growing up in Quebec. As it turns out, science may be proving her right — though perhaps … Read more

The elderly and insomnia | Kempton Express

INSOMINIA Insomnia is a prevalent problem in late life and Pharmacists and Doctors are often approached with elderly patients looking for an instant cure. Sleep problems in the elderly are often mistakenly considered a normal part of ageing. Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder, is a subjective report of insufficient or non-restorative sleep despite adequate … Read more

The elderly and insomnia | Southlands Sun

INSOMINIA Insomnia is a prevalent problem in late life and Pharmacists and Doctors are often approached with elderly patients looking for an instant cure. Sleep problems in the elderly are often mistakenly considered a normal part of ageing. Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder, is a subjective report of insufficient or non-restorative sleep despite adequate … Read more