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Why sleep apnea often means heart rhythm problems

After diagnosing a patient with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder, a doctor may recommend testing for obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. The...

How to soothe yourself to sleep

Getting a good night of sleep can seem like the most effortless and natural thing in the world, but when we can’t fall asleep...

People with insomnia are asleep, but they don’t know

In a recent study from Brigham Young University, researchers find the dysfunction in the inhibition process could be what causes those with insomnia to...

I can’t sleep. What drugs can I (safely) take?

If you're having trouble sleeping, medicines shouldn't be your first option. Exercise regularly, cut back on coffee (and other caffeinated drinks) after midday, eat less...
Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes

A new study in SLEEP indicates that people who have slept for fewer than seven of the past 24 hours have higher odds of being involved...

Sleep is more important than healthy diet and exercise in a healthy lifestyle

For many people, that goal of having a healthy lifestyle involves improvements in diet and exercise but rarely sleep. It is easy to fall off...

This sleep problem could boost lung cancer growth

A new scientific study shows that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study is carried out by researchers from the...

How to break the pain cycle? relax, sleep and recover

Extreme pain is highly destructive, often accompanied by fatigue, sleep disturbance, decreased appetite and mood changes. A novel nerve activity modulator technology addresses the pain...

Healthy diet linked to better sleep

Sleep quality, but not sleep duration, was positively associated with adherence to the Mediterranean diet in a Geriatrics & Gerontology International study of 1639...

More daytime sleepiness may mean more Alzheimer’s disease

Excessive daytime sleepiness linked with brain protein involved in memory-robbing disease Analysis of data captured during a long-term study of aging adults shows that those...