Sleep

Why people have insomnia

Why people have insomnia?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too...
10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea

10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience obstructed or restricted breathing for periods of 10 seconds or longer during sleep. Doctors typically can diagnose OSA...
‘Night owl’ people have a special gene mutation

‘Night owl’ people have a special gene mutation

If you’ve been a night owl all your life and mornings are your nemesis, you may be able to blame a gene mutation for...
Even moderate weight loss can prevent, cure loud snoring during sleep

Even moderate weight loss can prevent, cure loud snoring during sleep

Even a moderate weight reduction can reduce loud snoring during sleep, and even cure it, according to a 4-year Finish follow-up study published recently...
Common sense on the common cold

Common sense on the common cold

With trillions of cold viruses all around, it’s not uncommon to catch a cold every now and then. Despite all the advances of modern...
Treating insomnia may reduce mental health problems

Treating insomnia may reduce mental health problems

Treating insomnia with online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) could reduce mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and paranoia, according to a new study...
Too Little Sleep May Make Heart Disease More Dangerous

Too little sleep could make heart disease more dangerous

People with a common cluster of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes were twice as likely to die of heart disease or stroke...
What is Seroquel and should you take it for insomnia?

What is Seroquel and should you take it for insomnia?

Quetiapine, sold under the brand name Seroquel, is a short-acting antipsychotic drug. It's used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar I disorder and as an add-on treatment...
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...
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...