Misc. Sleep Problems News

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3/29/2017
Health Tip: Spring Cleaning?

Start with the bedroom

3/27/2017
Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

3/24/2017
Need More Zzzzz's?

Check out these tips from sleep doctors on getting a good night of shuteye

3/22/2017
Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

3/20/2017
Health Tip: Slipping Back Into Sleep

Suggestions for when you wake up at night

3/15/2017
Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study

30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

3/15/2017
Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom

How to help kids work it out

3/15/2017
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests

3/12/2017
How to Keep a Spring in Your Step With Daylight Saving Time

Expert advice on ways to weather the lost hour of sleep Sunday morning

3/11/2017
Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

3/10/2017
Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

3/10/2017
Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity

How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

3/10/2017
Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep

Here's what sleep experts say

3/2/2017
How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?

Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

2/27/2017
Motherhood and Sleep

Are women with children in the house more sleep deprived than men with kids?

2/27/2017
Health Tip: Learn Your Prime Sleep Time

Suggestions for the most restful sleep

2/27/2017
Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

2/23/2017
Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime?

Study suggests a link, but one child psychiatrist says more factors than sleep may be at play

2/22/2017
Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia?

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

2/22/2017
Health Tip: Short on Sleep?

Your mind and body pay the price

2/10/2017
Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills

Kids who slept after learning new verbs understood their meaning better 24 hours later, study finds

2/9/2017
Skimp on Sleep and You Just May Wind Up Sick

Study of twins showed when someone is sleep-deprived, immune system weakens

2/9/2017
Sleep Quality and Depression

REM sleep may affect how your body deals with depression and anxiety, new study finds

2/6/2017
Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat

Sleep experts offer do's and don'ts

2/3/2017
Sleep: The Great Motivator

With adequate rest, you're more likely to stick to your resolutions, neurologist says

2/3/2017
Sleep and Sickness

Does a lack of sleep really put you at increased risk of illness?

2/2/2017
Time Outdoors May Deliver Better Sleep

Camping and exposure to natural light helps prime your body for an earlier bedtime, researchers say

2/2/2017
Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life

Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests

2/1/2017
Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women

Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

1/31/2017
The ABCs of Good Zzzzzs

Expert panel defines a good night's sleep

1/30/2017
Health Tip: Don't Be a Night Owl

Prepare for an earlier bedtime

1/24/2017
Jury Still Out on Whether to Screen All Adults for Sleep Apnea

Not enough data to advise for or against such screening, U.S. experts in prevention and medicine say

1/23/2017
Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players

Study found traveling across time zones linked to poorer pitching, slower running

1/17/2017
1/13/2017
Health Tip: Cutting Out Caffeine?

Other ways to perk up

1/6/2017
Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults

Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

1/4/2017
Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy

Changing hormones, anxiety and heartburn can lead to insomnia

1/4/2017
Immune System Reboots During Sleep

Study found levels of T-cells dropped three hours after falling asleep, came back up later

1/3/2017
Risky Use of OTC Sleep Aids?

Too many adults are taking OTC insomnia drugs the wrong way, new report warns.

1/3/2017
1/2/2017
Sleep May Help People Process Traumatic Events

Researchers find sleep weakens emotions stemming from disturbing events

12/29/2016
Many Misuse OTC Sleep Aids: Survey

Consumer Reports finds the non-prescription drugs are taken for periods far longer than their intended use

12/27/2016
Homeless, And Often Sleepless Too

4 in 10 report insomnia, survey reveals

12/27/2016
Health Tip: Fighting Fatigue

It's tougher to think when you're tired

12/23/2016
Health Tip: Struggling in the Morning?

Suggestions for better sleep

12/21/2016
Better Sleep May Signal Recovery From Brain Injury

New research suggests sleep-wake cycles are useful gauge of recuperation

12/19/2016
Study Finds Genetic Link Between Sleep Problems and Obesity

Restless legs syndrome, schizophrenia also have biological ties to sleep disorders, research suggests

12/9/2016
Sleep Loss Tied to Changes in Gut Bacteria

The changes are similar to those observed in some obese patients, researchers say

12/9/2016
Study Sees Link Between Insomnia, Asthma

Lack of sleep also tied to more weight and more frequent health visits for those with the airway disease

12/8/2016
Sleep and Roadway Safety

Missing as little as an hour or two of sleep per night can lead to major danger on the highway, study finds.