Category: Sleep Disorder

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Placebo May Worsen First Lab Night Sleep in Patients With Insomnia – Neurology Advisor

Administering a placebo to patients with insomnia disorder may worsen sleep disturbances on the first sleep lab night, with no significant differences in the duration and percentage of N1, N2, N3 and REM, according to study results published in Sleep Medicine. The goal of the current study was to explore the effect of placebo administration […]

Can’t Sleep? Behavioral Therapy May Ease Insomnia – WebMD

June 29, 2020 – Sleep expert Rachel Manber, PhD, has seen the pervasive miseries of insomnia. Patients who are frustrated and fatigued tell her they toss in bed all night, seeking that elusive comfortable spot. Others give up evening outings or vacations to avoid messing up their sleep schedules. Still others get anxious at bedtime, […]

Sleep Groups Promote Solutions for Insomnia – Associations Now

What’s This? Associations Now Brand Connection provides opportunities for advertisers to connect with the Associations Now audience. All content is paid for by the advertiser. The Associations Now editorial staff is not involved in creating this content. By Lisa Boylan / Jun 19, 2020 (Tero Vesalainen/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Sometimes sleep doesn’t happen. Three associations are […]

Sleep Hygiene Doesn’t Cure Insomnia–Do This Instead – Scientific American

Insomnia is one of the most frustrating experiences in our modern existence. You stare up at the ceiling (or worse, at the red numbers on a clock), mind buzzing with random thoughts, tossing and turning while everyone else snores away blissfully. It can really drive a person crazy! Everyone has insomnia sometimes. Even though I’m […]

5 Reasons You Should Try CBD For Sleep and Curing Insomnia – We Heart

Good sleep is something that can change our lives, but we really don’t understand how crucial it is until we experience sleeplessness. Some of us are plagued by insomnia and/or other conditions that leave us staring at our ceilings for hours every night. When we do finally fall asleep, our alarm is buzzing only a […]

Why can’t you fall asleep in quarantine? A sleep expert weighs in. – Vox.com

On a recent FaceTime call, my friend Jon told me that he hadn’t had a satisfyingly restful night of sleep since March, before the stay-at-home orders and the wave of coronavirus cases hit the US. He’s taken sleeping aids, exercised before bed, and listened to ASMR videos but to no avail; he couldn’t manage to […]

Here’s How You Can Overcome Insomnia – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

You toss. You turn. You stare at the clock and count down the minutes, but sleep still eludes you. There’s a good chance you’re dealing with insomnia, which affects 40 million Americans each year. Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not […]

Exploring precision medicine for insomnia – VAntage Point – VAntage Point Blog

Insomnia, the condition in which one has trouble falling or staying asleep, is one of the most prevalent health disorders in the United States – but also one of the least understood. It’s hard to pinpoint how many Veterans have been diagnosed with the condition. But a large study of more than 900 former service […]

Insomnia and Vivid Dreams on the Rise With COVID-19 Anxiety – Smithsonian.com

A novelist recalls a trip to a comic store with Ronald Reagan, who swipes his wallet before he can make a purchase; someone else remembers escaping a collapsing building by climbing into a pilotless plane, where he hid in a toilet; and NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly says that one night, she broke into a colleague’s […]

Will a good night’s sleep help my heart? – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health

It is estimated that over 50 million Americans report difficulty sleeping. With our busy American lifestyle, where we are overcommitted in both our work schedules and personal lives, it may seem that sleep is indeed a luxury. But a good night’s sleep is increasingly recognized as an important factor in maintaining good health overall, and […]