Navigation Links
Many seniors' sleep habits are similar to those of young adults, study suggests
Date:11/19/2012

orter periods of time, go to bed and rise very early, and experience daytime sleepiness.

Additional observations include:

  • Age-related sleep issues in seniors may depend largely on the health of the individual, rather than on the age of that individual
  • Most seniors do not have reliably earlier bedtimes than younger adults and report obtaining at least 7.5 hours of sleep per night
  • Daytime sleepiness in seniors often can be associated with medications, illnesses and poor nocturnal sleep, and may not be necessarily associated with age

"The take-away for older adults is that if you can keep yourself healthy and avoid or treat age-related diseases and disorders, then you'll be able to sleep like a younger adult," added Dr. Monk. "Although some seniors do have huge sleep problems which need to be understood and treated, the majority of seniors are not reporting significant problems with either nocturnal sleep or daytime sleepiness."


'/>"/>

Contact: Cristina Mestre
MestreCA@upmc.edu
412-586-9776
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Living in Smoggy Areas May Reduce Seniors Brainpower
2. Regular Exercise May Help Seniors Stave Off Heart Failure
3. First-of-its-kind program improves outcomes for seniors admitted for trauma
4. Canadas health costs for seniors rising slowly: Points way to Medicare solvency
5. Stroke Risk Rises in Seniors With COPD: Study
6. Many Heart Attacks May Go Unrecognized in Seniors
7. Seniors Creativity Can Thrive Despite Dementia
8. Red wine compound could help seniors walk away from mobility problems
9. Seniors with serious illness find smoking, drinking tough habits to break
10. LA BioMed offers unique educational and research opportunity to local high school seniors
11. Medicare Coverage Gap May Cause Seniors to Forgo Antidepressants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Global Partnership ... the telehealth platform to bring quality healthcare to ... passion, GPT created Global Partnership for TeleHealth Missions ... existing telehealth network. GPTM focuses specifically on ... and disaster relief organizations. , Michael ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014 Sorrel Sky Gallery welcomes ... special selection of her beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces. Just in time ... to the gallery, Friday, December 5 from 5 – 7:30 ... , Showers artistic creations began at her grandmother’s kitchen table ... inspire her designs. She studied at the Gemological Institute of ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter , ... aspirin therapy may not have significant heart-health benefits for ... which involved more than 14,000 Japanese people aged 60 ... or non-fatal heart attacks and strokes between people who ... indicates that primary prevention with daily low-dose aspirin does ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 ... help them track how many calories they consume each day, ... popular one after their doctor recommended it did not lose ... of using such apps as weight-loss tools. Some participants were ... motivation varied, the researchers noted, and they added that they ...
(Date:11/17/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 QuickChek ... with their September “Dog Tag” Promotion. In ... for Hope For The Warriors® in support of military ... Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a ... hope for our service members and our military families. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) is Focused on Using the telehealth Platform to Bring Quality Healthcare to Populations in Need Worldwide 2Health News:Elizabeth Showers Trunk Show & Personal Appearance Hosted by Sorrel Sky Gallery 2Health News:Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study 2Health News:Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study 3Health News:Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight 2Health News:Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight 3Health News:QuickChek Gives Big Support to Hope For The Warriors One Dollar at a Time 2
... smell better is due to the boding of the hormone, ... age are far better in sensing the fragrance than men ... said: "Some studies have shown that during ovulation, there's a ... nose is the same in women as men. Theories have ...
... common problem for heavy drinkers and the scientist have found ... the potentialities of a night out. ,Researchers at the ... in Minnesota say the effect of alcohol on blood vessels ... healthy young adults, that blood vessels do not strengthen so ...
... weekend alcohol flings and the stress of going back to ... heart attack. A 7 year study carried out in Australia ... attacks on a Monday than any other day. ,Experts ... exorbitant drinking and coronary heart disease.//They suggested the stresses of ...
... putting its best foot forward in completing its ... company promote Zyban, its anti-smoking drug. Glaxo is ... of its policy, along with providing teams to ... of the corporate, which have negotiated for this ...
... prevented in prostate cancer patients who are undergoing ... The researchers at the New York Cornell Medical ... be considered as a monotherapy in men who ... the researchers evaluated 54 patients with clinically localised ...
... Brain surgery, endoscopies and other complicated medical procedures could ... using computers. Scientists from the University of California, Los ... interact with their environment and are attempting to design ... surgeons routinely use technology that is capable of producing ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014  Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) ... European Commission (the "EC") to extend the deadline for ... by a limited number of days in order to ... Deadline extensions are not uncommon in such in-depth ... authorities to facilitate their review of the pending transaction ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS ) announced today that ... 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the ISIS-FXI ... Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.  ... or access the webcast at www.isispharm.com .  A webcast ... same address. ABOUT ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 18, 2014  AgeneBio, a pharmaceutical company developing ... restore brain function, today announced that the Company,s ... , PhD, has received the Society for Neuroscience,s ... 35 years, Dr. Gallagher,s research at Johns Hopkins ... Hill has led to advancements in the field ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Zimmer Provides Update on the European Commission Review Process Relating to the Pending Merger with Biomet, Inc. 2Zimmer Provides Update on the European Commission Review Process Relating to the Pending Merger with Biomet, Inc. 3Zimmer Provides Update on the European Commission Review Process Relating to the Pending Merger with Biomet, Inc. 4Zimmer Provides Update on the European Commission Review Process Relating to the Pending Merger with Biomet, Inc. 5Isis Pharmaceuticals to Host Webcast to Discuss ISIS-FXI Rx Data Presented at the ASH Annual Meeting 2Isis Pharmaceuticals to Host Webcast to Discuss ISIS-FXI Rx Data Presented at the ASH Annual Meeting 3AgeneBio Founder and Chief Scientific Officer Receives Society for Neuroscience's Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award 2AgeneBio Founder and Chief Scientific Officer Receives Society for Neuroscience's Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award 3
... Diagnostic, Non-Donor Screen. Vironostika HIV assays ... for additional testing and confirmation. Vironostika ... assay for the detection of antibody to ... spots. Oral Fluid Vironostika HIV-1 Microelisa ...
... OraSure HIV-1 Oral Specimen Collection Device is a ... HIV-1 antibodies. Testing with the OraSure HIV-1 Oral ... and has been shown to be more than ... treated cotton fiber pad attached to a nylon ...
... Angle CHS System takes the time proven ... , ,The VHS® Supracondylar Cable Plate is ... distal femur fractures including periprosthetic fractures. The ... variable angle of the barrel and the ...
Coronet Vacuum Trephine - All metal, ergonomic design and ultra sharp blade with cross hairs....
Medicine Products: