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8 tips to help older people fall and stay asleep

8 tips to help older people fall and stay asleep

Half of older Americans have trouble sleeping at least some of the time — and one-third are popping something in their mouths to try...
How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea – a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 – is a...
FDA approves new device to treat moderate to severe sleep apnea

FDA approves new device to treat moderate to severe sleep apnea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new treatment option for patients who have been diagnosed with moderate to severe central sleep...
Just 1 night of bad sleep boosts amyloid beta in brain

Just 1 night of bad sleep boosts amyloid beta in brain

Poor sleep leads to increase in Alzheimer's proteins associated with cognitive decline. Disrupting just one night of sleep in healthy, middle-aged adults causes an increase...
5 signs you could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea

5 signs you could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Sleep behaviors such as snoring are not only a nuisance, but also can be a bellwether for a serious condition: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). When...
To protect your heart, solve your sleep problems now

To protect your heart, solve your sleep problems now

Sleep problems including sleeping too little or too long, may be linked to a variety of factors that may raise the risk for cardiovascular...
For insomnia, consider cognitive behavioral therapy before medication

For insomnia, consider cognitive behavioral therapy before medication

Insomnia is a debilitating condition. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, it affects up to 35 percent of adults. And about 10 percent...
Vitamin D supplements with good sleep could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements with good sleep could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements combined with good sleeping habits may help manage pain-related diseases. One recent paper published in the Journal of Endocrinology, reviews published research on...
Positive life outlook may improve your sleep

Positive life outlook may improve your sleep

Trouble sleeping? You may need to examine your outlook on life. A study published in Sleep Science and Practice found that people who felt they...
How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

How to break the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia at night

Chronic pain and insomnia are an unhealthy combination. According to the National Sleep Foundation, chronic pain disturbs the slumber of one in five Americans at...