Misc. Sleep Problems News

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5/23/2017
Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat

Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation

5/23/2017
Health Tip: Don't Take Stress to Bed

Find ways to relax before you sleep

5/22/2017
Docs May Not Spot Sleep Apnea, Insomnia in Blacks

Reasons why remain unclear, and disparity needs more research, study suggests

5/22/2017
Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake?

High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study

5/20/2017
How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

5/19/2017
Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights

Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

5/15/2017
Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life

Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

5/12/2017
5/5/2017
Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors

Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

5/3/2017
5/2/2017
Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users

And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review found

4/28/2017
Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

4/27/2017
Health Tip: Better Sleep, a Better Life

Here's how you may benefit

4/19/2017
Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma

Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

4/18/2017
Early School Start Times Tough on Teens

New guidelines advise starting classes at 8:30 a.m. or later

4/10/2017
Health Tip: Transitioning Toddlers to One Nap

Suggestions to make it easier

4/6/2017
Health Tip: Is Your Child Sleeping Enough?

Signs of insufficient shuteye

4/5/2017
Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

4/3/2017
Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

3/31/2017
Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

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