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Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

...roblems such as early morning headaches or serious daytime fatigue. Among the various sleep disorders, sleep apnea in its mild or moderate form is commonly experienced. Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. Most individuals may have less severe sleep relate...

Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep

...thers without these conditions to report excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia, and poor sleep quality.// Re...ignificant relationship between GERD and excessive daytime sleepiness and insomnia. He added, "We also found a connection between peptic ulcer disease and hiat...

Brain changes observed in people with sleep apnoea

...s often linked with snoring and, naturally, causes daytime sleepiness. It may also be a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Researchers in the US have studied brain images from a group of 20 patients with sleep apnoea, comparing them with those from 20 healthy individuals. Those with the sleep disord...

Longer airway in males increases sleep disorder risk

...op momentarily many times in the night, leading to daytime sleepiness and a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. Men are far more prone to sleep apnoea than women and researchers in the US now believe they may have discovered the underlying reason. They have studied the anatomic and physiologic differe...

Massage therapy regulates sleep cycle of newborns

... Researchers used a sensor to measure the infants' daytime and nighttime activity before and after the treatment. Quantities of a byproduct of Melatonin, a sleep-regulating hormone secreted by the pineal gland at night was measured in the babies at 6,8 and 12 weeks of age. The study revealed that 8-week old...

Risk of early neonatal death high in infants born in the night

...fant deaths during childbirth at night relative to daytime births, suggesting that night time factors may only affect early infant care, and not deliveries themselves. Also, researchers added that the risk that a newborn will die during the first week of life is now extremely small, regardless of the time of...

Race Affects Sleep in Children

...e than twice as likely to snore and have excessive daytime sleepiness, than children without learning problems. Researchers say sleep disorders could be the main cause for many learning disabilities....

Steroid Treatment for Wheezing Questioned

... the hospital. Researchers found no difference in daytime or nighttime respiratory symptoms between children who received the steroid and those who received the placebo. They also found no difference in the symptoms or rate of hospital admission between children with high or low levels of wheezing. Surprisi...

Help For Kids With Difficulty In Sleeping

...bance, physical suffering, emotional distress, and daytime problems in their children after adenotonsillectomy for OSA....

Cancer Patients and Sleeplessness

...s patients make other changes, starting with their daytime routine. She says, "Keep them busy. Schedule things to do. It might be going through bills, helping them get dinner ready." She also says avoid naps and do only neutral activities two hours before bedtime. For many, this may mean no reading. It's men...

Sleep Disorder,The Likely Cause Of Most Road Accidents

...nd then resumes breathing. It results in excessive daytime sleepiness. Researchers conducted research to come up with a test to identify drivers who suffer from severe sleep apnea. In order to create the test, 406 commercial drivers answered questions and underwent different medical tests. After extensive a...

The Link Between Eye Disease And Sleepiness

...ic nerve disease were 20-times more likely to have daytime sleepiness than those with normal sight. Additiona...ssionals should be sensitive to the possibility of daytime sleepiness or insomnia, particularly in patients with severe optic nerve disease.” Researchers add...

The Link Between Obesity And Lack Of Sleep Studied

Insufficient sleep leads to excessive daytime sleepiness, altered mood, and an increased risk for work-related injuries // and automotive accidents. A recent study suggests that obese and overweight people may be getting less sleep than normal-weight individuals . For the study researchers exam...

Treatment For Sleep Apnea Found To Lower Blood Glucose Levels

...ho have symptoms of sleep apnea, such as excessive daytime sleepiness and loud, persistent snoring, should be screened and treated....

Sleepiness May Be Associated With Visual Impairment

...ic nerve disease were 20-times more likely to have daytime sleepiness than those with normal sight and people...ssionals should be sensitive to the possibility of daytime sleepiness or insomnia, particularly in patients with severe optic nerve disease. Researchers also a...

Freedom From Nagging Pricks For Diabetic Kids ?

...their forearm, ankle, or upper arm for two 15-hour daytime and two 15-hour nighttime periods each week for three months. In parallel, they also underwent periodic finger prick monitoring using their home blood glucose monitor. Promising results were found out at the end of the study. Of the 42-hypoglycemia ...

A New Addition Could Help Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

... common side effects of Parkinson’s drugs, such as daytime sleepiness, nausea, and leg swelling. In conclusion researchers say they feel that the drug is likely to find favor with both neurologists and geriatricians as a useful addition to Parkinson’s disease therapeuics....

Obese people can be hypertensive as well

... mass index could be significantly related to mean daytime and nighttime systolic and diastolic blood pressur...ould also be positively correlated with mean 24 hr daytime and nighttime pulse rate and heart rate. The results showed that the incidence of whit coat hypert...

Eating wrong foods may cause heartburns at night

... lead to disturbed sleep and excessive feelings of daytime sleepiness, apart from being cause of other diseas...ption, insomnia, hypertension, asthma, snoring and daytime sleepiness, and usage of benzodiazepines to be certain predictors of heartburn during sleep. This ma...

Children who snore may be hyperactive by nature

... children who suffered from sleep apnea as well as daytime sleepiness. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), also known as the condition of fragmented sleep is associated with obesity, breathing problems, etc among other things. This condition may range from minor sleep disturbance to a threat to life. In...

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