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Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic

... an earlier wake time. Successfully transitioning sleeping patterns will help students be mentally alert and ... ability, and recall. Parents with existing sleeping disorders need to be especially careful during ... I learned this trick from Jodi Mindell's book, ' sleeping Through The Night '". The Atlanta Sleep ...

Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents

... your baby sleeps per day Track the longest sleeping sessions Track the average of sleeping sessions Track daily diaper changes, and how ... interval between feeding sessions, as well as sleeping sessions. What was your baby's ...

The CJ Foundation for SIDS Announces SLEEP IN SAFETY, GROW IN STYLE Initiative

... the importance of setting up precautionary safe sleeping environments for babies while raising funds to ... The SSGS initiative emphasizes that safe sleeping environments can cost less, be beautiful and ... public not only about the safest possible infant sleeping environments but how to create these environments ...

Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

... partnership is part of an ongoing initiative, sleeping Smart , which helps educate Americans about the ... before self-medicating." As part of the sleeping Smart campaign, Dr. Donnica debunks common sleep ... sleep before being active again. Tips for sleeping Smart Establish a regular bed ...

Study suggests that trouble sleeping leads to increased ratings of pain in cancer patients

... indicate that interventions aimed at trouble sleeping would be expected to improve both pain and ... patients with moderate to severe trouble sleeping reported significantly more fatigue, pain and ... the best-fitting model indicates that trouble sleeping led to increased ratings of pain. According ...

Gurgle.com Explains How to Spot the Signs of Antenatal and Postnatal Depression

... depression. These include: feeding and/or sleeping problems, compulsions such as constant ... crying, a lack of appetite trouble sleeping overwhelming feelings of sadness or despair ... feel irritable be anxious. have trouble sleeping experience a change in appetite What are ...

Replace Smoke and CO Alarm Batteries This Sunday for Daylight Saving Time

... should be on every level of the home, outside sleeping areas and inside each bedroom. CO alarms should be installed on each level of the home and outside sleeping areas. CO alarms should not be installed in attics or basements unless they include a sleeping area. Combination smoke and CO alarms are ...

One-third of Americans lose sleep over economy

... jumped from 13% to 20%, and those who reported sleeping eight hours or more dropped from 38% to 28%. ... sleep less than six hours a night. People sleeping too few hours report being too tired to work ... or to eat healthy. Nearly 40% of these Americans sleeping too few hours have driven when drowsy at least ...

Childhood sleep problems persisting through adolescence may affect cognitive abilities

... when such problems as nightmares and trouble sleeping may seem more common, do not appear to have ... sleep talking, sleepwalking, bedwetting, sleeping less or more than most children during the day or night, trouble sleeping and being overtired. According to principal ...

Nightmares increase risk of further suicide attempts

... thesis, Registered Nurse Nils Sjstrm. Other sleeping difficulties do not increase risk of repeat ... that have attempted suicide to suffer from sleeping difficulties. Some 89 percent of the patients ... patient has difficulty falling asleep, difficulty sleeping during the night, or wakes up early in the ...

Proper Sleep May Help Clear Arteries

... off to bed prematurely or have them popping sleeping pills, cautioned Diane Lauderdale, associate ... a number of angles. The latest report linked the sleeping habits of 495 participants, ages 35 to 47, with ... said. "It's possible that for people who were sleeping more, their 24-hour blood pressure was lower than ...

Snorers Burn More Calories During the Day

... Researchers measured the severity of the sleeping disorder with the apnea-hypopnea index, which ... their being overweight," he said. "People may be sleeping less and burning up more calories or are ... treatment to improve the quality of both their sleeping and daytime lives, the authors stated. More ...

Sleeping in school

... from all parts of Cologne. They investigated the sleeping behavior, factors such as noise or light in the sleeping environment, and the volunteers' daily activity. ... and restless during the following day. As sleeping difficulties are often not the primary reason for ...

Silence the Sleep Apnea "Snorechestra" to Fight Heart Disease, From the Harvard Heart Letter

... The snorts, whistles, and gasps you make while sleeping may do more than rob you of a good night’s ... The snorts, whistles, and gasps you make while sleeping may do more than rob you of a good night’s ... apnea. Losing weight can make a big difference. sleeping on your side and forgoing alcoholic drinks ...

Daytime Sleeping Linked to Poor Recovery in Older Patients

... Sept. 1 issue of Sleep , scientists tracked the sleeping patterns and other predictors of recovery (e.g., ... other predictors of recovery. And more daytime sleeping remained a predictor of less recovery at the ... suggested that it was the excessive daytime sleeping in the rehabilitation facility which was ...

A therapy for baby boomers to sleep on

... rates of depression. Unfortunately, current sleeping pills are associated with memory problems, a risk ... dependency, withdrawal symptoms and disturbed sleeping patterns. Circadin, a new drug developed at ... people, Prof. Zisapel explains. "People are sleeping in front of the TV, or nodding off during ...

Parents of twins report more mental health symptoms than parents of singletons

... more depression, anxiety, social dysfunction and sleeping problems than did fathers of singletons. The ... were one year old. Depressive symptoms, anxiety, sleeping difficulties and social dysfunction were measured ... levels of depressive and anxiety symptoms and sleeping difficulties than did the fathers of singletons. ...

So Much to Do, So Little Sleep

... for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. sleeping less than seven hours a night is associated with ... night's rest. First, figure out why you're not sleeping well and then take steps to fix the problem, said ... that's dark, quiet, comfortable and cool. sleeping on a comfortable mattress and pillow. More ...

Normal sleep linked to successful aging

... 60 years of age or older. Reports of use of sleeping aids, daytime somnolence, napping, sleep latency, ... and awaken earlier in the morning. Not sleeping well can lead to a number of problems. Older ... not part of normal aging. Those who have trouble sleeping are advised to see a sleep specialist at a ...

Americans Get Physical After a Good Night in Bed

... (7.5 hours is optimal) are more likely to be sleeping on a newer mattress (one to four years old). Additionally, findings reveal that those sleeping on a newer mattress are significantly more likely ... published in the Journal of Applied Ergonomics, sleeping on a new mattress can significantly improve sleep ...

Physicians seek to improve the quality of sleep in ICU, researchers at UT Southwestern report

... may look like they are sleeping, but theyre not sleeping well. They are not getting the restorative stages ... monitoring machines so that alarms dont wake up sleeping patients, providing patients ear plugs and eye ... dimming the lights, and using pharmacological sleeping aids. There are two major things contributing ...

Short, long sleep duration associated with increased mortality

... A decrease in sleep duration among participants sleeping six, seven or eight hours at baseline was ... an increase in sleep duration among those sleeping seven or eight hours at baseline was associated ... our findings indicate that consistently sleeping seven or eight hours per night is optimal for ...

Proper Mattress Can Improve Sleep Comfort, Reduce Pain, Says American Chiropractic Association

... the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine showed that sleeping on a new mattress can significantly reduce ... reported immediate and sustained benefits after sleeping on a new mattress. This was especially true of ... also minimize the transfer of movement from one sleeping partner to the other, which means one person ...

Sleep Disorders: Waking Up to Reality

... and are very habit forming." While nearly all sleeping pills are addictive and marketed with ... behavior. Although most experts agree sleeping pills are beneficial in some cases, like those of ... deciding to use them to get their sleep: 1. sleeping pills treat only the symptoms of insomnia and do ...

Drug has ability to cure type of leukemia

... state. Evidence indicates that when such sleeping stem cells wake up, Imatinib can kill them. In ... up and be killed by the drug. In addition to sleeping stem cells, another barrier to eradication by ... to certain drugs. Conventional thought is that if sleeping stem cells prolong a cure, other cancer cells ...

Both short and long sleep is associated with increased mortality

... Long sleepers (more than eight hours) sleeping well sleeping fairly well sleeping fairly poorly/poorly Not users of hypnotics ...

Researchers say lack of sleep doubles risk of death... but so can too much sleep

... Taking those who had not made any change in their sleeping habits between 1985-8 and 1992-3 as their ... rates by 2004. Those who had cut their sleeping from 7h to 5 hours or less faced a 1.7 fold ... our findings indicate that consistently sleeping around 7 hours per night is optimal for health ...

Study says women's health much more at risk from sleep deprivation

... mens. The researchers looked at men and women sleeping less than or equal 5 hours a night to see if ... The researchers found no difference between men sleeping less than 5 hours and those sleeping 7 hours or more. Professor Francesco ...

Minorities more likely to have sleep durations associated with increased mortality

... city was associated with increased risk of short sleeping and reduced risk of long sleeping, compared to non-urban areas. Some of the higher risk of short sleeping among African-Americans can be explained by a ... communities may not have the luxury of sleeping through the night if they work night shifts or ...

Kenyan malaria success strengthens call for free insecticide-treated nets for all

... Scientists have known for over 15 years that sleeping under a mosquito net treated with insecticide can ... 7% of children in rural Kenya were reported to sleeping under the nets and only 3% among the poorest ... time, coverage rose to two-thirds of all children sleeping under a treated net, with no difference between ...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

... you are walking or running. This can be disruptive to not only your own sleeping patterns, but also to your sleeping partner." Symptoms So how can you find out if you or someone ...

Michael Jackson Joins Tragic List of Accidental Celebrity Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs, Says eDrugSearch.com

... Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" died from an overdose of sleeping pills -- specifically, Nembutal and chloral hydrate. Although Monroe's ... insomnia in ever increasing doses and later took Dexedrine to counter the sleeping pills' after effects." Presley's personal physician, Dr. George C. ...

Strides Made in Hemophilia Research

... The nanoparticles contained a therapeutic gene (Factor VIII) as well as sleeping Beauty, a genetic element that helps the therapeutic gene become inserted ... release from the journal, it is the authors hope that the combination of sleeping Beauty and the cell-specific nanocapsule delivery system will result in a ...

Sleeping Helps Preserve Important Memories

... June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep is good for your memory, but the sleeping brain seems to store only the most useful information, researchers have ... Seattle. Think of sleep as a period of memory consolidation, where the sleeping brain calculates what is most important about a memory and selects the ...

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... issues, such as experiencing a lot of stress and having constant trouble sleeping more than 2-3 hours a night. Of course the lack of rest contributed to the ... Compared to the restless sleep I was experiencing before, I was now sleeping like a baby and it seemed incredible. Needless to say, I started feeling ...

AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

... 3 out of 7 days. GERD-related sleep disturbances were defined as trouble sleeping due to heartburn and other symptoms of GERD. In one study, relief of ... of sleep disturbance was defined as 7 consecutive days of no trouble sleeping the previous night(1). The primary objective was to demonstrate a ...

Nighttime Urination Linked to Higher Death Rate Among Elderly

... disrupted sleep may play a role, instead of the need to urinate during sleeping hours, a condition known as nocturia. Whatever the case, the study ... at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. Urination during sleeping hours becomes more common as people get older. According to the study ...

Sleep May Be Cause, Not Consequence, of Cancer Issues

... and depression reported by people with cancer has often led to trouble sleeping -- or so people believed. But researchers have found that, in fact, sleep ... relationship between insomnia and pain, but instead found that trouble sleeping was more likely a cause, rather than a consequence, of pain in patients ...

Rise in Sleeping Disorders Triggers High Demand for Sleep Service Facilities in Europe, Notes Frost & Sullivan

... disorders every year and an additional ten million experience occasional sleeping problems. As a result, sleep facilities have witnessed a rise in patient ... in sleep facilities." Despite the climbing number of reported sleeping disorders, it is estimated that many of those affected remain undiagnosed. ...

Insomnia Linked to Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts

... Other kinds of sleeplessness -- waking up too early and having trouble sleeping through the night -- were also linked to suicidal thoughts and attempts. ... Research links anxiety to trouble falling asleep and difficulty sleeping through the night, while early awakening is connected to depression, said ...
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