Tag: Insomnia

Sleeping Disorder
Having trouble sleeping – try these three effective steps to sleep soundly

According to a study in America, only 5 percent of adults reported never experiencing sleep problems. Sleep problems, often known as insomnia, are very common. The majority of adults, including women, children, and those over the age of 65, are at risk of sleep difficulties. Sleep difficulties are particularly prevalent among women, children, and those over 65. So, it is quite normal to struggle with sleeping at some point in your life.

  • Tuesday, 08 November 2022
Less than 9 hours of sleep may affect kids' memory, mental health
Less than 9 hours of sleep may affect kids' memory, mental health

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children aged six to 12 years of age sleep 9 to 12 hours per night on a regular basis to promote optimal health.

  • Sunday, 31 July 2022
Decoded: Why depression affects sleep

London: Brain areas associated with short-term memory, self and negative emotions are linked with depression which may cause the patients to dwell on bad thoughts and experience poor sleep quality, suggests a study. According to the researchers, about 75 per cent of people with depression report significant levels of sleep disturbance, such as difficulty of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Troubled of insomnia? Try these methods

New Delhi: Try taking a warm shower or indulging in some natural oil therapy to help you battle insomnia, suggest experts. Insomnia or sleeplessness can be taken care of by following natural remedies suggested by experts Naresh Arora, Founder of Chase Aromatherapy Cosmetics, and Nalin Verma, Co-Founder and Director, Euro Chroma Institute of Cosmetology (ECIC): […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
More than half women suffer from insomnia in late pregnancy: Report

London: Researchers in Spain have found that 64 per cent of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third trimester of pregnancy. The study, published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, involved 486 healthy pregnant women. The effects of pregnancy on these women were monitored throughout all three trimesters. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Singing lullabies may help ease post-natal depression

London: Worried over insomnia, loss of appetite and severe mood disorders after childbirth? Singing lullabies and composing new songs for your new born may help you recover from post-natal depression, finds a study. The study found an association between singing and post-natal depression and women with moderate to severe symptoms of post-natal depression reported a much […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Insomnia linked to alcohol use by adolescents

New York: Are you in your early teens and have started drinking? Avoid doing so, as researchers claimed to have found that alcohol use among early adolescents may cause insomnia. “These findings indicate that insomnia may be a unique risk marker for alcohol use among young adolescents,” said Naomi Marmorstein, professor at Rutgers University-Camden in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

New York: While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed. According to a study, individuals whose brains are more attuned to rewards may be protected from the negative mental health effects of poor sleep. The findings revealed that students with poor quality […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Insomnia tied to to lower pain tolerance

London: People suffering from insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, a new research, involving over 10,000 adults, has found. The study underscores the need for efforts to improve sleep among patients with chronic pain and vice versa. The results suggest that psychological factors may contribute to the relationship between sleep problems […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Insomnia could be in your genes

New York: Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10 to 20 per cent people worldwide. “Our findings confirm a role for genetics in insomnia symptoms and expand upon the four previously found gene loci for this condition,” […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Insomnia linked to increased risk of heart failure

London: People suffering from insomnia might have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, says a study. According to researchers, previous observational studies have found an association between insomnia, which affects up to 30 per cent of the general population and an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke. “These […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Restless leg syndrome nearly triples suicide risk

New York: People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) may be at significantly higher risk of suicide and self-harm, warns a new study. Using Big Data, the researchers found that people with restless legs syndrome had a 2.7- fold higher risk of suicide or self-harm, even if they didn’t suffer from conditions such as depression, insomnia, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Insomnia Drug May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts

New York: Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, a new study suggests. The study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, included 103 participants aged 18 to 65 with major depressive […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Get Your Sleep Back Insomniacs, Here's Your Solution

New Delhi: Sleepless flocks take a note, researchers have found people who have trouble sleeping may be more prone to stroke, heart attack or other cardiovascular diseases. Do yoga and you can feel sleepy, Indian experts said. Health experts here have found solution to the problems raised by the Chinese experts. According to them yogas […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Poor Sleep Quality
Poor Sleep Can Increase Heart Disease Risk In Women

New York: Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, say researchers, adding that poor sleep quality can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity. Previous studies have shown that people who get less sleep are more likely to develop obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease–and that the relationship […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021