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Difficulty sleeping

Trouble Sleeping? Listen to What Your Body is Telling You

When you feel stressed, you probably notice one or more of these sensations- tight muscles, a pounding head, racing heart, upset stomach, uncomfortably sweaty palms. When you are calm, perhaps you notice that your ...
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sleep deprived

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Affected by Sleep

New research out of the University of Manchester and published in the journal, BMJ Open, has identified the link between suicidal ideation (thoughts and behaviors) and sleep problems. The study was conducted by scientists ...
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sleep and memory

Sleeping Between Study Sessions Improves Memory Recall

New findings published in the journal Psychological Science from the Association for Psychological Science notes that sleeping in between study sessions may make recalling what you have studied easier, even up to six months ...
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child sleeping

Back To School Sleep Tips

As the days slowly get shorter and the weather begins to change, we are made aware of the fact that summer is coming to an end. As beach days turn into school days, many ...
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health monitor and sleep

Blocking Hypertension in Patients with Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent condition that affects one out of four Americans between the ages of 30 and 70 years. Unfortunately, it is frequently the cause of high blood pressure, or ...
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circadian rhythm

Sleep Loss and Circadian Clock Have Different Effects on Brain Regions

New research has emerged that maps the effects the circadian clock has on different regions of the brain. The new study shows: How the brain can keep up performance throughout the day Why there ...
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sleep research

New Protein Found that Helps Repress Inflammation During Sleep

A new study published in the online source, The FASEB Journal, has found that the body’s biological clock or circadian rhythm creates a protein that can actively repress pro-inflammatory markers and pathways within the ...
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sleep health and heart

New Study: Increased Risk of Heart Disease in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Recent research has shown that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular (CV) disease. The AHI, or apnea-hypopnea index, is used to measure OSA. The AHI is technically ...
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aging and sleep

Insomnia Related to Menopause May be Accelerating the Aging Process

New research out of the University of California Los Angeles has revealed that menopause and its accompanying symptom insomnia are accelerating the aging process. This was a dual study, with findings published in the ...
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