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Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

Boffins have found that chronic insomnia might increase one's chances of developing anxiety...factors such as stress can cause a higher level of insomnia that might last for several weeks and if left untreated could lead to both short- and long-term heal...

Gene Linked With Restless Leg Syndrome Spotted Out

...need to move the legs and is also a major cause of insomnia and sleep disturbance. We now have concrete evidence that RLS is an authentic disorder with recognizable features and underlying biological basis," New England Medical Journal quoted David Rye, MD, PhD, professor of neurology at Emory University Sch...

Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome

...icantly more likely to also experience symptoms of insomnia at least a few nights per week. Though more doctors today are aware of RLS, unless they suffer from the condition themselves, they dont necessarily know what it is like for their patients to live with RLS symptoms, said Sheila Connolly, a founding...

Sleepwalking to sex during sleep, a new disorder detected

From insomnia to sexomnia, is it a small step? Sleeplessness to sleepwalking to sex during sleep . It is possible, says, Carlos Schenck, a psychiatrist at the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center and the Hennepin County Medical Center, who has been studying...

Boffins Find Link Between Common Sleep Disorder and Hypertension

...ng sensations. RLS causes considerable discomfort, insomnia and sleep disruption in people of all ages, and symptoms can occur when people are awake or asleep. The 4-year joint study was led by boffins at Emory University who conducted the research along with colleagues at deCODE Genetics, Inc., an Icelandi...

Insomnia Affects Job Performance A New Survey

... knowledge, this is the first study looking at how insomnia in healthcare professionals affects their job performance. The findings revealed that insomnia is attributed to a significant increase in medication dispensing errors, charting deviations from st...

Insomnia-related Symptoms High Among ‘Night Owls

...to the morning and intermediate types, people with insomnia who prefer evening activities (i.e., “night owls”)...id Ong. “These factors may serve to perpetuate the insomnia disorder, and might be particularly important to consider when treating this subgroup of insomniacs....

Mild Head Injuries Increase Risk of Sleep Disorders

... Sheba Medical Center in Israel with complaints of insomnia after mild traumatic brain injury. Those suspected of having a circadian rhythm sleep disorder (CRSD) (i.e. problems with the timing of sleep) underwent scans, sleep studies, and had their oral temperature and saliva melatonin measured. The study f...

Nandigram Killings Lead to Depression Among Many

...m Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) leading to insomnia and serious loss of appetite," Roy told IANS. "Later I came to know from his family members that he has some relatives in Nandigram, and after the police firing he became anxious about their well-being. "But as the trouble continues in Nand...

Real Life Jekyll and Hyde

....' Another side effect of the sleep disorder is insomnia - Rogers would stay awake for days, as he was scared of what he would do once he fell asleep. Hope came when Rogers was referred to the sleep clinic at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, after trying six different treatments for his dangerous disorde...

Ranbaxy Gets FDA Approval for Insomnia Drug

...lets are indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia and related disorders. As per latest data, the total annual market sales for Zolpidem Tartrate tablets were $2.12 billion. Ranbaxy said the new drug would be manufactured at the company's Ohm Laboratories Inc. facility, based in North Brunswick, Ne...

Doctors Not Drowsy When Treating Women’s Sleep Issue

...he bedroom are significantly more likely to report insomnia and daytime sleepiness than women who sleep with a spouse or child in the bedroom. “Pets can have a calming effect on their owners, yet they can also keep their owners awake when they are allowed to sleep on the bed or in the bedroom,” said Dr. Atw...

Doctors Not Drowsy When Treating Women's Sleep Issues

...he bedroom are significantly more likely to report insomnia and daytime sleepiness than women who sleep with a spouse or child in the bedroom. “Pets can have a calming effect on their owners, yet they can also keep their owners awake when they are allowed to sleep on the bed or in the bedroom,” said Dr. Atw...

Sleep Problems of Women

...ost of the working mothers reported suffering from insomnia or lack of sleep and taking sleeping pills. “This is not to say that mothers should not be in the workforce,” Lee said. “In fact, they are often the most productive, organized and efficient members of the staff. But it does point out the need for e...

Snoring Could Be Deadly If Left Untreated

...s, impotence and decreased memory. Sleep apnea, insomnia and similar disorders can now be diagnosed by using a convenient portable sleep monitoring device in your own home, said Schachter, adding that 'treatments are also available'. Source-IANS...

Sleep Directly Affects Mental Condition In Children

...lth condition in children. Children suffering from insomnia //and hypersomnia are severely depressed when comp...ormal sleep. Sleep-disturbed children, with both insomnia and hypersomnia were more likely to face severe depression than those with either insomnia or hypers...

New Gadget to Treat Insomnia, Stress

...an be used for 15 minutes before sleeping to treat insomnia and stress.// The device, developed by New York based company Helicor, is under clinical trial on 100 patients at Duke University. It enables users to lower their own heartbeat by regulated deep breathing, said the online edition of Daily Mail. T...

Link Between Insomnia and Hypersomnia, Depression in Children

...t had sleep disturbance, of which 53.5 percent had insomnia alone, nine percent had hypersomnia alone and 10.1...t across sleep-disturbed children, those with both insomnia and hypersomnia had a longer history of illness, were more severely depressed and were more likely t...

New Study Shows Efficacy of AROMASIN on Early Breast Cancer

...rthralgia (14.6 vs. 8.6), headache (13.1 vs. 10.8, insomnia (12.4 vs. 8.9), and increased sweating (11.8 vs. 10.4). Most common adverse events reported for advanced breast cancer were mild to moderate and included hot flashes (13%), nausea (9%), fatigue (8%), increased sweating (4%) and increased appetite (3%...

More Americans Affected by Sleeplessness

...minds. This can lead to temporary insomnia. If the insomnia goes beyond a couple of weeks, he advises seeing a...out of it, the anxiety caused by thinking you have insomnia can actually lead to permanent insomnia. ? Exercise helps promote good sleep. If you like to exerc...

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